Saturday, March 31, 2012

A Night Stand

This is a solid wood night stand that I picked up at Goodwill for $9.99.  I had so much other stuff in my cart that I couldn't fit this in too.  So, I took the top drawer out and walked around the store with just the drawer.  I figured no one would try and buy it with a missing drawer : ).  I sanded down the top and drawer fronts and stained them in Minwax Jacobean and sealed with a clear poly.  For the rest of the piece, I used a sample jar of Benjamin Moore "Quiet Moments".  It was just enough to cover the night stand.  I distressed it and then sealed it with a clear poly.  I also sprayed the original hardware with oil rubbed bronze.

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After:








Linking up @:

Sunday:
Newbie Party @ Debbiedoo's
Nifty Thrifty Sunday @ Nifty Thrifty Things
Just Something I Whipped Up @ The Girl Creative
The Sunday Showcase Party @ Under The Table And Dreaming

Monday:
Metamorphosis Monday @ Between Naps On The Porch
More The Merrier @ DIY Home Sweet Home
Making The World Cuter Monday @ Making The World Cuter
Show Me What You Got Monday @ Our Delightful Home
Mop It Up Mondays @ I Should Be Mopping The Floor
Just A Party With My Peeps @ How To Nest For Less

Tuesday:
Twice Owned Tuesday @ House Of Grace
Nifty Thrifty Tuesday @ Coastal Charm
Show Me What Ya Got @ Not Just A Housewife
Power Of Paint Party @ Domestically Speaking
Turquoise Lovin' @ Sweet Little Gals
Be Inspired @ Elizabeth & Co.
Trash To Treasure Tuesday @ Kammy's Korner
Tell It To Me Tuesday @ Creatively Living Outside The Box
Tuesday's Treasures  @ My Uncommon Slice Of Suburbia

Wednesday:
Piece Of Work Wednesday @ Primitive And Proper
Primp Your Stuff Wednesday @ {Primp}
Chalk Paint Linky Party @ Shades Of Amber
Wow Us Wednesday @ Savvy Southern Style

Thursday:
Transformation Thursday @ The Shabby Creek Cottage
Strut Your Stuff Thursday @ Somewhat Simple
Tickled Pink @ 504 Main
Under $100 Linky Party @ Beyond The Picket Fence
Open House Party @ No Minimalist Here
Catch As Catch Can @ My Repurposed Life
Creative Inspirations @ Embracing Change

Friday:
Furniture Feature Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed
Frugal Friday @ Shabby Nest
Feature Yourself Friday @ Fingerprints On The Fridge
Feature Friday Free For All @ Five Days Five Ways
Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage
Remodelaholic Friday @ Remodelaholic
Frugalicious Fridays @ Finding Fabulous
Weekend Wrap Up Party @ Tater Tots And Jello
Repurpose-Remodel-Reveal @ The Rooster And The Hen

Saturday:
Spotlight Saturday @ Classy Clutter

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54 comments:

  1. Ha! Good tip about taking the draw out...very smart!! And the dresser looks great, too! I'm loving the two tone look lately!

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  2. This is dresser is amazing! I love the white paint and dark wood combination.

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  3. You do such a great job Sarah! Thanks for sharing with the newbie party.

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  4. So cute! I'm dying to try this look on a piece, but just haven't found anything for the right price yet. :)

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  5. The night table looks great and the price is certainly right! ~ Maureen

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  6. Is that a soft blue on the body! I love the color combo, beautiful. I just finished a nightstand myself from a desk. I'd love if you'd link up to my Frugal Treasures Tuesday party. I'm a new follower via GFC and Linky and hope you'll follow back.

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    1. Thanks, Barbe! Headed your way now!

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  7. WOW, the wood turned out so nice! Good job on the $10 deal.

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  8. Oh my goodness - thats so funny about the drawer. I love the way this turned out! It's really cute!
    Thanks for sharing.
    Elisa
    home sweet nest

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  9. It doesn't look like $9.99 anymore! Very cute!

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  10. Looks sooo much better! Great makeover!

    --Katie
    @ Creatively Living

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  11. So Pretty! Visiting from Primitive & Proper & I am your newest follower!

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    1. Thanks so much! I am on my way to follow you back : )

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  12. i love the contrast on this piece! it looks lovely!

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  13. Very nice transformation :) Sometimes you can really hit the jackpot at "GW."

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  14. Love the light and the dark--very nice redo. Thanks for linking up!

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  15. Wow! Beautiful. I really want to take a shot at refinishing furniture. Very inspiring. Following you now :)

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    1. Thanks so much, Hannah! On my way to follow you back!

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  16. Very brave to only take the drawer - surprised someone didn't try to scoop up that drawer less find!

    Love Jacobean - I used the same stain on my floors. Love the two tone effect. I'm a Linky follower now!
    Kelly

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    1. Thanks, Kelly! Headed your way now!

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  17. Kelly, Beautiful job! How funny about the drawer. :-) When I'm in that situation I've learned to take the tag up to a sales person right away. I had a lady one time overhear me talking about buying a bookcase and she went right up to the front and told them she was buying it before I made it up to the front with it. They were actually ringing her up! I found you through Spotlight Saturday at Classy Clutter. Looking forward to following more of your creative projects. Happy Easter!
    Sharla

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  18. Very pretty with the two-toned look!
    I am so glad you came by to link up to the party at Embracing Change!
    Please come back this week again! I would love to have you there!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

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  19. very pretty nightstand Sarah! I'm a huge fan of paint and stained pieces!
    gail
    thanks for sharing at catch as catch can.

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  20. I would love it if you would share this post on the Waste no Want Not Wednesday @ Pretty Shabby UK! I really think my readers will enjoy it!

    http://prettyshabbyuk.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/waste-not-want-not-wednesday-1.html


    Many Thanks

    Dawn @ Pretty Shabby Uk

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