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Topic: pterodactyl dresser - updated with stencil download link!  (Read 19080 times)
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« on: March 04, 2010 01:55:54 PM »



i'm working on my son's nursery, and wanted to have pieces with lots of color. we're not painting the walls (rental house), so i came up with this piece to bring in loads of bright color. we're decorating with dinos and airplanes, so this fit right in.

it's an unfinished pine dresser (new), replacement drawer pulls (glass) and lots and lots of blue paint with handmade stencils (posterboard i had lying around the house).







more pics and detailed process on my blog:
http://is-five.blogspot.com/2010/03/pterodactyl-dresser.html

thanks for looking!!

***UPDATE*** Stencils now available for download here: http://is-five.blogspot.com/p/downloads-and-patterns.html

free, non-commercial, personal use only, attribute, and i'd love to see what you make with 'em! leave a comment, send me an e-mail to meghan (dot) isfive (at) gmail (dot) com, tweet me @isfive or send me a message here.
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« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2010 02:03:47 PM »

ooh from the thumbnail picture this looked like a blind, would be a great blind too!! i wish i had dinodrawers!! :-)
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« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2010 02:03:59 PM »

you did an amazing job!  I love it.
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« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2010 02:10:24 PM »

 Grin Fan-flippin'-tasic!!
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« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2010 02:12:11 PM »

This is just marvelous!  It's so colorful and yet still sophisticated.  It should age well as your son grows.  I hope the pup isn't as stern about the nursery as it looks.   Wink
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« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2010 02:15:16 PM »

dinodrawers! hilarious.

daisy loves the nursery -- she was just focused intently on the light on my camera. obsessed with laser pointers!
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« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2010 02:25:05 PM »

Soooooooo cute!  I love dinosaurs!!!!
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« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2010 02:27:20 PM »

I want this dresser, AND the dog...
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« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2010 02:28:45 PM »

I'm deeply in love, and what a lovely model you have in the first picture!
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« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2010 02:50:45 PM »

Love this so much!
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