Wednesday, April 27, 2011

{Antique Dressing Table}

Before.  This piece was already painted white but it was dinged up, dirty, and yellowing in places.  It needed a little love.

After.  I decided this piece was to remain white, (it whispered it to me).  There she is after a fresh coat of paint standing proud!

A true antique. I can't help myself but to wonder what it's story is. Where it's been, how many refections it's seen, and who's dirty drawers it's carried. haha.

I love this giant scalloped framed mirror.  Gorgeous. 

This piece is sold.

I'm Partying at:
Furniture Feature Fridays


  1. This is stunning! What a beautiful piece of furniture. I think you were spot on with the white :)

  2. That's a very stately piece, you've restored it's pride! I like to ponder on the history of furniture too........

  3. that is beautiful! i absolutely love the shape of that and the drawers... awesome!

  4. Very sexy vanity. Love the style, wish I lived closer. I am your newest follower. Hope you can pop on by and visit my thrifting in NYC for my daughters studio apt. She would love a piece like that.
    Au revoir

  5. This is beautiful! You distressed beautifully!

  6. Anyone that can work in "dirty drawers" is my kind of girl! I love this piece! The lines are beautiful and you did a great job..I rarely find one this pretty. Well done - JenT

  7. Wait..I just reread that..not 'work in' dirty drawers but work in the saying "dirty drawers"..ok, I'm going to stop while I'm ahead..

  8. Fun to see you as a featured favorite on MMS! Such a pretty piece- Congrats!!!

  9. Hi Julie, I was sure I left you a comment earlier but I can't see it...anyway sorry if you got it twice! Your furniture makeovers are awesome, thanks so much for letting me find you by commenting on my blog :) I wanted to tell you that I love your blog design but I notice that 'refinish' is spelt wrong in your header. Hopefully an easy fix!

    xx Karen

  10. What a stunning dressing table! What a beautiful piece of furniture. Really i love it and I'm on the hunt for an antique dressing table...... See more here


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