Da plane, da plane!

This before dresser was so plain, but now it’s all … plane.  I mean, before, it was plain-Jane, and now it’s like “Plane, Jane!” You know?  Oh, you don’t?  I’m not making any sense you say?  Well scrolly-scroll down and you’ll see what I mean.

From Debbie at Painted Therapy.

 

An adorable airplane dresser makeover at betterafter.net

 

An adorable airplane dresser makeover at betterafter.net

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Taking the edge off.

I don’t know what is going on here.  It would appear that someone once spent about 45 seconds lining all the edges of this before dresser in gold spray paint and called ‘er done. Interesting technique. Perhaps they wanted to paint the entire dresser gold and ran out of time or paint (or motivation). Or maybe this look was … intentional.  *judgy eyebrow raise*

Who’s to know.  But I know I would have never invisioned it as a perfect piece for a little boy’s room, only that’s exactly what it became thanks to Elaine and her foresight.  So cute! Once again we learn never to judge a dresser by it’s badly painted cover.  See more at Visual Meringue.

See this bright dresser makeover at betterafter.net

 

See this bright dresser makeover at betterafter.net


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Aye Aye Captain!

Friends, I am up to something secret today.  A little surprise that I’m working on.  It’s close to completion, and I can’t wait to share it with you!  In due time … in due time …  But, right now I have to dash out the door because today is the final day I have to work on it.

So I will leave you now with this amazing vintage boy nursery makeover from Adri at Dream Book Design. Luckily, the pictures speak for themselves.  (They say “WOWZA,” in case you were wondering).

 

Don't miss this vintage boy nursery makeover at betterafter.net

Don't miss this vintage boy nursery makeover at betterafter.net

I could stare at this room all day!  Superb job Adri!

 

Don't miss this vintage boy nursery makeover at betterafter.net

Don't miss this vintage boy nursery makeover at betterafter.net

 


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What Bedroom Style Are YOU?

I don’t really have an answer to that question for you.  I just thought that title might grab your attention, much like all those ridiculous quizzes on Facebook.  They are getting out of control. What color is your aura?  What Seinfeld character are you? What ’80s movie are you?  What is your spirit animal? What criminal mastermind from are you? Which US state should you live in? Blah blah blah.  (So maybe I took the spirit animal quiz.  Ok, I did.  My spirit animal is a butterfly, which is totally lame.  I was hoping it would be like a wolverine or something a little cooler).

Anyway, let’s talk about what bedroom style you are.  Do you like rooms with baby blue walls, cheesy wallpaper borders and a high concentration of built-in shelves that seem to have been borrowed from a grocery store?  If so, this before bedroom is for you!  But if not, take a peek at what Meg did in here.  It is SOO much better.  Are those even the same built-ins?  If so, she did an amazing job of updating them. Way to go Meg!

See more on her blog meg & the martin men.

 

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