Thursday, August 12, 2010

Unveiling....

I started with this:

And our living room began looking like this:


Add a can of black paint, an orbital sander, polyurethane, new hardware and a few hours time.... and you end up with this beauty:


I am addicted to distressing. 




Soooooo pretty.....!  

Thank you, Tiffany Ruda, for the inspiration!!

14 comments:

  1. i LOVE it... TOTALLY going to do this. soon i hope. i may be emailing you for help. :)

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  2. Nice!
    I cannot wait to get my hands on some old furniture once I get into this house!! Love it!

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  3. OH I LOVE IT!! I have been searching craiglist for a dresser just like yours and tiffany's too. Did you send her your link as well? I bet you are just in love with it. :)

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  4. Love it!! New career move? You could turn around and make a few cents off furniture like that!
    Great job!

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  5. Gorgeous! I LOVE IT! That black looks stunning and so awesome in your family room!

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  6. you're incredible. The idea of taking on this kind of project just intimidates the hell out of me!

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  7. That is so awesome! Very impressed with your talents..... it totally looks straight out of Pottery Barn!

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  8. That looks amazing!! I LOVE distressed black furniture! :) Wonderful job!

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  9. It looks amazing! I think I need a new TV stand now :). I am searching for an old dresser now....can I ask what size yours is? In my mind a dresser would be such a big piece in a living room, but yours looks just perfect with your TV.

    Any furniture painting tips for us beginners? :)

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