I will take you back a few months when I posted this Thomasville dresser that I found at the Salvation Army...it was half off day so the price was $65. This is what it looked like then:
I fell in love instantly and knew that it would make a perfect TV/Media Stand for Kelli's new house. This thing is huge...about 5 feet long and it weighs a ton! They really knew how to build things back in the day. Dovetail drawers and built solid.
Here is what it looks like now:
Now you can see why we lovingly call it the "Big Yellow Beast"! Doesn't it look awesome against her darker gray accent wall (her other walls in the living room are a lighter gray, as seen here behind her "new" chair). BTW, how do you like my photo staging...keep in mind she has not moved in yet and her TV is still sitting in my garage!
The color is Valspar's "Soft Duckling", which is one shade darker than her Chevron Wall. We used the original hardware and repainted it with Rustoleum's Hammered Gray. I used MDF for the shelves and added trim to finish it off. The one mistake that I did make was drilling the holes in the back for cords...I should have made them smaller and lowered them...who knew that DVD players are now only about an inch thick. Oh well, live and learn!
When you open the middle cupboard, this is what you see:
Just for fun, I made a vinyl stencil with my Silhouette and using the lighter yellow paint, added the numbers on the drawers. A better view:
I think I can say this is my favorite re-do to date. It makes me smile every time I look at it...of course that could be the bright, cheery color!
Let's take one more look at the before and after:
Whatcha' think...does it put a smile on your face too?!
Granite counter tops were put in today...appliances come on Saturday...things are finally coming together. I have one more creation to share in the next few days...be sure to stop back by!
This post linked to:
My Repurposed Life
Primitive and Proper
French Country Cottage
Miss Mustard Seed
House of Hepworth
All Star Block Party (Red Hen Home)
There's a skinny girl who lives inside of me that's screaming to get out...I can usually shut her up with cookies!