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Chronicdoodler
« on: October 01, 2008 12:53:09 PM »

I have a week vacation so I have been renovating my room for two reasons, one my mom has been complaining my room is too cluttered and oh so subtly suggests I get rid of my oversized dresser I nabbed from the side of the road, and two I just wanted to personalize my room more.
 And I am so happy with it, I just wanted to share.

First up is my headboard, which I actually designed a few years ago and made with my dads help. So it isn't a new craft, but I thought y'all at crafsters would appreciate it. This headboard set up the garden theme for my room.  I reclaimed the wood from shipping containers from my dads factory.



My room also doubles as my craft room, so I moved my craft furniture to the nook where my bed used to be.
and here is the before image of the dresser I love and my mom hates.


I removed the hardware and painting it red with a black burmish, and sanded, primed and repainted the dresser with bird details.



here is a detail of it.



(in this view you can see my two prized possessions. A hand painted vase made by my great grandmother, and a singing bird music box that belonged to my late grandfather.)

lastly, is my new pine chair which I also found on the side of the road. which I refurbished and added a Audobon color plate that my grandma tried to toss a year ago. You can also see a pin cushion peg board inspired by a fellow craftster. Seen here http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=228026.0

Thanks for looking crafters Smiley


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craftymary
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2008 01:16:44 PM »

I love your refurbished dresser.  The red bird details are great.
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« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2008 01:20:48 PM »

ACK!!!!  I LOVE! that dresser!  what a great job you did!  did you use stencils?  the bed board is adorable and the chair?  tooo cool!  nice job!
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« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2008 01:25:44 PM »

ACK!!!!  I LOVE! that dresser!  what a great job you did!  did you use stencils?  the bed board is adorable and the chair?  tooo cool!  nice job!

Thanks  Grin

I made a bird stencil and hand painted the branches in. Smiley
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Chronicdoodler
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2008 01:26:36 PM »

I love your refurbished dresser.  The red bird details are great.

Thank you:)
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« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2008 02:06:25 PM »

The dresser is lovely! Nice work.
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« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2008 02:39:18 PM »

Wow!!  I love what you did with the dresser.  And I really like the picket fence headboard.  Nice job.
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« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2008 03:10:33 PM »

That's just beautiful! I love it! Very impressive!!!
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NeZHaX
« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2008 03:14:59 PM »

Wow, I sure hope your mom likes it now. It looks gorgeous!
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tclar014
« Reply #9 on: October 01, 2008 04:03:43 PM »

That dresser is beautiful. I love that style of furniture.
I wish I had room in my room for a huge dresser like that...because I could deff fill it!
Does your mom like it now?
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