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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14 comments:

  1. Really pretty Angela! A nice versatile size and a great color combination! ... You always take the time to stage so nicely!

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  2. Angela
    So pretty! I love the pretty blue and crystal knob. So fun making something old new again. I'm visiting from DIY Showoff.
    ~ Megin of VMG206

    Join me Sun-Fri for DIY Showcase Link Party

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  3. Really gorgeous, I like the retro look to it!

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  4. Very pretty, you are always so busy!

    Cynthia

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  5. Angela your before and after are fabulous! Love everything about this redo, the Pretty Things party is up and I would love for you to join us:
    http://twelveoeight.blogspot.com/2013/06/pretty-things-link-party-24-and-party.html

    xo, Tanya

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  6. Hi Angela, I'm all about retro, so I just love this. What a fabulous table and even more so your color choices!
    Liz

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  7. I make over these little vanities a lot, but never have I gone outside the lines. Love the retro look and how it no longer looks like a vanity. The pop of peacock is perfect for it. YAY! I will no longer make skirts for them!

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  8. This turned out beautiful. I have a similar table that I painted white many years ago. It could use another update. I love how you gave yours a pop of color and added more personality with coordinating art and accessories

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  9. I love the way you painted this with one colorful drawer! Come link up to centerpiece Wed. And share this post on my blog http://thestylesisters.blogspot.com/2013/06/dr-suess-party-and-centerpiece-wednesday.html
    Karin

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  10. It looks amazing. I really like the picture hanging above it. Did you purchase the picture or create it?

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  11. That is a wonderful way, Angela to spend the day - this is a terrific find and the transformation looks marvelous! I appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,
    Kathy

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  12. your little vanity turned out so pretty..Ilove the pop of color with the drawer.

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