Sunday, May 15, 2011

Boy Dresser

I have two girls and to me, it's very easy to clothe girls, decorate for girls....basically anything I want to do there's "look". Shabby chic. Princess-y. Classic. Vintage. But boys? Oh man. I couldn't imagine.

I had this dresser with very modern lines. No frills, no swirly edges. So in my head I thought, "Let's try to 'boy it up'." Give those boy mommas a little distress, but keep it "manly". (I even got out the power tools to distress, gals!) I gotta say, I'm not sure if it worked. Here are the "after" pics. I'm not 100% in love with the finished product, and I'm so beyond posting only perfect pieces. This one? My verdict is still out.


Painted in Paris Grey chalk paint with Ebony Stain






3 comments:

Shannon@vintagerestyled said...

I have 2 girls too, but I love the dresser!

Mavis & Harriet said...

The color is fabulous, I think you did wonderful!

Melinda said...

i have a boy and love this piece!! it is fun but still "boyish" a perfect combo.

 
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