Wednesday, January 18, 2012

$3 DRESSER MAKE-OVER


 Remember this reading corner I created when I did a New Living Room Layout?
Well I went to the Antique Store Last Week and found the PERFECT piece of 
Furniture for this sweet little corner.


 This dresser was plain without the numbers but was an AWESOME $20!
I knew I could modernize it and bring the black in by adding some numbers.
It's totally what Pottery Barn would do;)

I have a Cricut and could've cut the numbers out myself.
However, Not everyone has their own personal cutting device.
So....I found a $3 alternative that anyone can do!

At Target, by the Poster Board, I found these 4 inch pre-cut
Numbers.  The pack included 180 letters and numbers in black.
You can decoupage (or use 2-sided tape) to modernize any 
piece of furniture.


The Reading Nook has been transformed into a Pottery Barn-ish  Nook.

 Now I have the Perfect spot for my Vintage Tiffany Blue Type Writer.
I found it hidden away on a top shelf at the Thrift Store last year.
It was an amazing $3!  It works too!

There you have it!  A $3 Make-Over for a $20 Dresser:)

Stay Fashionable! Love,Candy

10 comments:

  1. Cute! I NEED a dresser with drawers like that SOOO badly! I've got all my craft/scrapbooking stuff just stuffed in a corner and it makes the room look so junky and unorganized. I should go to some of the antique places around here and look for something cute. My grandma has a big dresser drawer that I am patiently waiting to get when she moves out of her house, but she is being stubborn and won't move, so who knows when I'll get it!

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  2. What an awesome find! I have plenty of thrift store furniture, but none of it is that cute!

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  3. Great find! I love the typewriter

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  4. WOW! What an awesome makeover!! The $3 makeover makes it look so expensive and charming!! Great job! I would love for you to come link up tomorrow over at passionatelyperfect.com!!

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  5. I love this! I just figured out what I am doing in our playroom now. I run a daycare and I need more storage!!! HELLO! THank you for this idea. New follower

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  6. Thanks for the joining my blog... I took your button and put on my blog, I hope that is okay. I am trying to get more readers, thanks so much.

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  7. That looks amazing! I would love for you to link up to our party http://herestohandyandy.blogspot.com/2012/01/pinteresting-link-party-week-23.html

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  8. Just wanted to let you know that I featured this today from my Show & Share party! Thanks for linking up!

    http://southernlovely.blogspot.com/2012/01/show-share-23-features.html

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  9. LOVE this! So glad you linked up with us! I'll be featuring tomorrow so feel free to grab a featured button!

    Marie
    mylilpinkpocket.blogspot.com

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