I was doing some housecleaning on the blog recently and found some ‘treasures’ that I thought could be brought out of the archives and back into the spotlight.
Granted, the photo quality and editing are still reflective of my early days as a blogger, but the content is good – so I hope you’ll join me for “Flashback Week”!
Remember when I said there are certain projects that I’m really proud of?
This is one of them.
1. because I was able to get the dresser for $10 at a garage sale
2. because the finished dresser makeover is gorgeous and
3. because it was something I hadn’t tried before. (I get a kick out of experiments that work.)
Meet “Clock Dresser” before:
Scuffed, scratched, scruffy… but wood – and that meant it had potential!
Like any dresser makeover you need;
A little sanding,
A little priming
A little painting (BM Revere Pewter)
and A SHARPIE!
Yup, I drew on the clock face with a SHARPIE!
It was a bit of work to set out the clock face and line up the numbers – but there are stencils available that can help cut that time down. I used an old-fashioned overhead projector and projected an image onto the dresser face and then traced it out with pencil.
Then all I had to do was colour in the pencil lines with my black Sharpie.
Here’s my uber-cool clock face dresser makeover:
I did have to put a couple of coats of poly on to seal the image and the paint, but I think you’ll agree it was worth the extra work.
A $10 dresser! Would you believe it?!