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Well, then Kacie moved in and I left the mostly finished room alone. Now she's gone.
That's right! She moved out three weeks ago. We had a cute little housewarming party this weekend, so everything is official!
So I finished the one thing that was left in the room. The dresser.
A while back I was leaving Brad's moms house and noticed that her neighbor was having a yard sale. And from my car I saw a cute dresser. Exactly what I was looking for to go in the spare room. Since I was leaving I called Brad (who was still at his moms house) and made him go over and check it out. He called me back in a few minutes and said that he had bought it.
Can you say awesome?
I had looked at several other dressers but they all cost so much more and since I wasn't looking for function more than just 'something tall' to take up the space, I was hesitant to spend too much. Glad I waited, because this was perfect! I love the lines of it, but the handles and color were not cool.
Last week I finally got around to painting it. We picked up some oil rubbed bronze handles with crystal accents from Lowes (and a single crystal knob for the top from Hobby Lobby-they have a GREAT selection of unique knobs.) We ended up paying more for the knobs than the dresser.
Dresser: $10 (yard sale)
Dresser knobs: $30 (Lowes and Hobby Lobby)
Shelves: $60 (we built them from pine)
Desk: $60 (2 file cabinets @ $20 each, pine top we built)
Headboard: $5 (Habitat for Humanity)Headboard 'bird lamps': $24 (Garden Ridge)
Drapes: $20 (actually canvas drop cloths from Lowes)
Jar with shells: Jar-$1.50 Midtown Antique Mall, Shells-free from Mexico.
Finally having a finished (and empty spare room): I think you know.