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Sunday, February 5, 2012

Craigslist TV Console

This is a neat piece that I found on Craigslist.  I loved the bowed top and front drawer.  Our plan is to use this as a TV console.  The door on the bottom right opens and there are 2 shelves that will be perfect for a DVD player and the Wii.  I sanded down the top and middle top drawer and stained with Minwax Dark Walnut.  I used ASCP's Paris Grey on the rest of the dresser.  I sprayed the original hardware and ordered the two mercury glass knobs from Anthropologie.  I then lightly distressed and used a mixture of Annie Sloan's clear and dark waxes.  



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  1. wow.this is a great dresser. love how you redid it.

  2. I LOVE this...I want it...ok, maybe just a bit jealous. We are looking for two similar pieces for our great room, this would be to search kijiji! Great job!

    1. Thanks : ) It took me awhile to find a piece that would be long enough...

  3. Love how your piece turned out. The mercury knobs are a great touch!

  4. What a cool piece! You did an awesome job!

  5. I love the contrast with the dark top and drawer. Nice job.

  6. I love the transformation! I would love for you to stop by and link up at my Linky party via:

    Mrs. Delightful

  7. that looks awesome! i love that one dark drawer- it adds a little punch! :)

  8. GREAT JOB. I know you'll enjoy this as an entertainment center. Im you're newest follower. COME FOLLOW ME.

  9. This dresser is beautiful! What a great makeover!

  10. You did a wonderful job on your TV cabinet. I really love the colour and it is so unique!

  11. Beautiful! I love that surprise of the dark drawer! Thanks so much for joining the party!

  12. What a FABULOUS up-cycle!!! You re-did this piece perfectly!!!! I am totally drooling!!!!!! Thank you so much for the sweet inspiration and for linking up at crafty scrappy happy.
    Jaime from crafty scrappy happy

  13. Beautiful job! I love the accent with the drawer and the contrast between the paint and stain. You really captured the beauty and character of the piece! Very nice.

    Thanks for linking up to my weekly Chalk Paint Party