Sunday, June 9, 2013

Painted Retro Vanity

Happy Sunday! I have a crazy, busy day ahead of me. I think I have six or seven customers coming to pick up their furniture. (You can imagine what my entry looks like right now!) But, I was pretty excited to have gotten all the pickups arranged for the same day.
 
In between all of that chaos I am hoping to, at least start, a couple of other paint projects (I have a cool vintage coffee table and an old dorm room desk on tap). Also, I would like to start to prime the upper kitchen cabinets.
 
 


Anyway, the other weekend, a good friend of mine came over for a visit and, after an awesome lunch out, we went to thrift stores, tag sales and estate sales. My kind of Saturday!
 
 


One thing I found was this old, vintage, vanity table. I had done a very distressed, shabby one a few weeks ago and wanted to go with a more retro feel for this time around.

 
 
This was a very simple makeover. The table got painted in a vanilla bean color--not sure the exact name, but it was a sample pot I found at Lowes and the drawer got a coat of Behr's Peacock Feather (a fave color of mine.)  I then distressed it all lightly and replaced the knob with another from D. Lawless, here, (you can see the other project I used the same knob on here.) Love how versatile this hardware is!


 
Really loving the retro feel of this piece. I think it looks pretty great in my living room, but it wasn't meant to be. It sold the same day I listed it.

 
Enjoy your day!
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Linking to: 
DIY Show Off Mod Vintage Lifehttp://linda-coastalcharm.blogspot.com/2013/02/nifty-thrifty-tuesday-no151.htmlthurCozyLittleHousebadge150xhttp://www.cozylittlehouse.com/ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia52 MantelsBeyond The Picket FencePhotobucket A Delightsome Life vif187http://www.jenniferrizzo.com/ Boogieboard Cottage”Fall  http://www.savvysouthernstyle.net/


 
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