Remember when we sawed off the awkward hump on Brennan’s changing table? Feel free to see the madness for yourself here.
We had this drawer left over. Of course my husband claimed it as trash and I could feel myself in slow motion saying, “Nnnoooo..” as he was headed out the door to toss it.
I saved that drawer’s life, you know.
Here it is in it’s beautiful new life:
Oh but you need to see the before…
I found the legs at a yard sale for a dollar for all four. I’ll take em!
Our bedroom is constantly littered with Brennan’s books so I was looking for a way to hide a stash of books there permanently.
This was the perfect solution.
I wanted the paint to have a bit of dimension…
So I started with a coat of homemade chalk paint in cottage white. Then decided I wanted a different feel. So I gave it a second coat in Annie Sloan’s Graphite.
Finally I topped it off with Annie Sloan’s Duck Egg Blue (my new favorite!!).
Then I sanded it a bit and gave it a coat of her clear wax.
Add a pretty mercury glass knob from Hobby Lobby and the transformation is nearly complete.
All that was left to do was add the feet. For a quarter a piece, I thought these would do just fine. I spray painted them in Rustoleum’s Heirloom White, then screwed them in place from the top.
Now we have the perfect spot to toss all of Brennan’s books.
And it only cost me $3.50 + paint, which I already had!
Now if we can just get him to read them on the sofa instead of messing up mommy and daddy’s bed every. single. day.
How could I say no to that face?
Like this makeover? Here’s another drawer upcycle you might like:
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