Drab to (somewhat) Fab

Hey Guys!

Okay, so I'm tired of procrastinating! Over the weekend I spent most of my time sanding, priming and painting this beauty ... (prior post)



When I first brought this item . I really was not sure what I was going to use it for. I knew I could not leave it at my local Goodwill store. Plus with the price tag of $3.00. This baby was coming home with me :). One of the reasons this project has been on hold for so long was due to me not knowing where to put it. First I thought maybe our Tween's room, living room or guest room and out of nowhere I had an aha moment! I knew the perfect place would be in our bedroom. I really wanted to paint this beauty all fur white. However, I did not properly sand the top and it started to yellow :(. Luckily when I went to my local Homedepot I purchased  the fur white paint along with some oops paint. Can you believe it the oops paint was only two dollars! YAY.



(Sanded, Primed and painted with one coat)
I pretty much followed the process similar to the one Mrs. Chic used for her dresser. After four coats of primer and fours coats of paint. I decided to paint the top purple with the oops paint and I used old knobs I had around the house.



It fits nice and snug in my little corner... It still does not give me that WOW factor. But it will due for right now!




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11 comments:

  1. What an awesome find, $3 bucks, can't beat that for a piece of furniture!

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  2. What a steal!! $3 and it looks GORGEOUS!! I need to ransack my goodwill now!

    Thanks for the inspiration!

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  3. I was at the Goodwill today looking for something to sand and paint for my daughters room. I am looking for a bookcase but I haven't found it yet.

    Ummm..I think it has all the Wow it needs housing those LVs!!!!

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  4. Latoya

    Thank you! I love finding great bargins.


    Baby Making Machine

    Thank you & Thanks for stopping by!


    Olga

    Thank You!


    Mimi


    Thank you! I told hubby they need their own home :). I hope you find the perfect bookcase for a great price.

    PS: Thanks for stopping by!


    Summer


    Thank you!



    ~Mrs. Delightful

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  5. It turned out cute! I love Oops paint too, but its coming harder and harder to come by :(

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  6. Mrs. Chic

    This was my first time being able to buy oops paint. My local stores never have any.


    ~Mrs. Delightful
    ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

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  7. I love this DIY project and you've inspired me to refinish an old chest I still have.

    Lovely blog, now following!

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  8. So cute! Your blog is absolutely lovely!

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  9. Fashion Pad

    Thank You!


    Ninah bee

    Thank You!


    ~Mrs. Delightful

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