Light in the Box

Light in the Box
Dionne wasn’t feeling this worn out dresser in its naked and weathered state.  Which is a good thing.  I try to avoid feeling things that are naked and weathered, as a general rule.  She brightened it up with a crisp blue and green paint job and removed those chunky clunky doors that were weighing it down.  But as if that wasn’t cool enough, she added pot lights inside!  See how they light up in the last picture?  I bow to your awesomeness, Dionne.  See it on her blog The Turquoise Iris.

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16 Comments

  1. February 15, 2012 / 2:41 PM

    Looove it! It had such great bones, albeit “old and weathered,” but I’m not surprised it turned out like it did — though I wouldn’t have thought of removing the doors. Great idea!

  2. February 15, 2012 / 2:55 PM

    Adorable !! Great colorings.

  3. February 15, 2012 / 2:57 PM

    Wow, that is truly amazing!

  4. February 15, 2012 / 3:31 PM

    Oh My God! What a create fun idea! I love the little lights and the fresh colors 🙂 Great find

  5. February 15, 2012 / 3:58 PM

    That is so cool. Love how brave it is with color…it makes it a stand out piece. Thanks for sharing this Lindsey!!!

  6. February 15, 2012 / 4:08 PM

    Naked and weathered sounds like a description of the old guy hiking Camelback yesterday. (Okay, so he had on a loincloth)

  7. February 15, 2012 / 4:10 PM

    Cute for a kids room!

  8. February 15, 2012 / 5:42 PM

    What a great idea!!!! LOVE IT!

  9. February 15, 2012 / 6:16 PM

    LOL, naked and weathered…. LOL!

    ~Bliss~

  10. February 15, 2012 / 6:37 PM

    So cute!

  11. February 15, 2012 / 7:10 PM

    I would totally do that for my son’s room! Awesome!

  12. February 15, 2012 / 7:13 PM

    Wow, this is awesome! One of my favorites. I liked the before; I think I would have been fine with it and never would have considered how much more awesome that piece could be.

  13. February 15, 2012 / 9:04 PM

    Adoro vim aqui estou aqui diariamente,adoro estes antes e depois que vc coloca não sei onde vc acha tanta coisa linda,bjsssss

  14. February 15, 2012 / 9:05 PM

    WOW, love this! An amazing and creative idea!

  15. February 15, 2012 / 10:56 PM

    Thanks for ALL the sweet comments! This has been so fun today!!!! Huge THANKS to Lindsey!!!

  16. February 15, 2012 / 11:08 PM

    This is perfect! What a lucky kid. Those lights really set it off too 🙂

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