Saturday, January 7, 2012

My Dressed Up Dresser

The black dresser in my dining room got a little blingy gift for Christmas - if you were paying close attention you may have noticed it in my Christmas home tour last month, but sharing this fun change slipped my mind until yesterday when I realized you haven't been formally introduced.

Friends, meet my fancified dresser.

What a difference new knobs can make, right? Just to refresh your memory, here's what the dresser looked like until recently (minus the lamps):

My dining room has always felt a little dark to me because of all the wood trim (which is being served eviction papers in 2012) + dark wood table + black dresser, so I've been craving something to bring a little contrast, light, and fun into the space. These fun cut glass jeweler's knobs seemed to fit the bill!

I couldn't be happier with the change. The dresser looks swell, and the pretty knobs compliment the other feminine details like her curvy little stems. She's totally a girl.

Isn't she pretty? Who else wants to buy the blue knobs from that link and stick them on a white dresser? How. cute. would. that. be. I die.

Have a wonderful weekend!


  1. Looks beautiful! Awesome upgrade with just a little work! Thanks for sharing.

  2. I have been reading your blog for a while now but for whatever reason wasn't a follower! I'm following you now. Love your posts and especially your mercury glass tutorial. I think of mercury glass whenever I see your posts in my reader! :)

  3. Total transformation. Beautiful!

  4. Love the glass pulls! Total style revamp from minimal expense & effort!

    Love your decorating style & resourcefulness (aka hillbilly techniques)! I think you've become my new decor swami.

  5. Can I ask what your dresser is painted with?

  6. big difference and huge impact :) love it!

  7. Wow it looks awesome. Sending you the Happiest New Year Wishes Ever my friend. Just found your beautiful blog and have enjoyed looking around everything is so lovely. I'm now following so we can keep in touch, if you ever find a spare minute I hope you visit me sometime follow back if you like. I look forward to many more wonderful visits with you in 2012 xo
    Always Wendy

  8. It looks beautiful. Specially the second one is designed and arranged in a good way.I am a designer delivering web design services and I like the design you guys have used there to make it attractive.


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