I decided this weekend was the time to work on something that I’ve been tossing around in my head.
For EVER I have wished for some mirrored bedside tables in my bedroom. I don’t know why. I just love them. Pier 1 Imports has some I want for only $549 each.
I wondered if I couldn’t do something similar for a little less money, say maybe…..20 bucks.
I have a small dresser that I painted white a couple of years ago. It seemed perfect for my experiment.
I got a quart of Martha Stewart metallic silver paint.
It only took bout 30 minutes to paint. After it was dry, I carried it into the house and looked at it (read: I had my minions carry it in the house). It just wasn’t right. It looked more blue than silver. So I had my people take the drawers back outside and I sprayed them with some silver spray paint.
It’s a small difference, but you can see in this picture, the bottom drawer has been sprayed and the top one only has the Martha Stewart paint on it.
I didn’t want to use the old knobs, so I took two Anthropologie knobs off of a cabinet in the hall.
Here’s the bedside before:
What do you think? Keep the silver? It’s a bit shinier in person. And what do I do on the other side of the bed? Can I use the same paint on a different dresser? Does it look good to you? Or should I put the trunk back and use the dresser somewhere else?
By the way, the three books I am reading there are “etcetera” by Sibella Court, “Choosing Forgiveness” by Nancy Leigh DeMoss and “Unmarketing” by Scott Stratton. Three very different books, all really good. I am reading the last two for the second time.
OK, I need your opinions. I know how much you all like telling me what to do….so go for it!