Friday, March 16, 2012

Pinterest Challenge: Ombre Dresser

So thankful for pinterest. Almost all of my projects have been pinterest inspired, but I thought I would share one of my most recent. This ombre dresser has been floating around Pinterest in all of its awesomeness. After my mother-in-law donated her old dresser to me, it was on like donkey kong.
I had initially planned on spray painting each drawer a different shade of gray, but after going to Lowes and seeing that was a crazy idea, I grabbed a bucket of white, a small bottle of black, and some new paint brushes. I then mixed the perfect shades of grey into bowls.
I needed more storage for all my junk in my craft room. And since my craft room is actually the room that our front door leads into, I wanted it look more like a room and less like a junk yard.
I think it worked out:
I need to rub some soap around the drawers so they pull a little more smooth. Hence why they look slightly crazy below. I love it anyway. I pop my head into this room just to look at my new dresser. It makes me happy.
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4 comments:

  1. Looks great Megan! I love it!

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  2. Love the dresser and the rest of your front room! Care to come to CA to help me out?!

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  3. Good for you for mixing your own paint! It looks great, and I bet it's nice to see it every time you walk into the room. :-) Great job, and thanks for linking up with the Winter Pinterest Challenge!

    Erin @ The Great Indoors

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  4. need that piano.
    and the sunburst. i keep seeing those sunbursts in photos. jealous you have like 50 of them.

    im still looking to buy a D.I dresser sometime. the ombre idea is great. i'd still get some color without overdoing it. good call.

    holler.

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