I scored this adorable kid sized armoire/dresser/bureau thingy from Craigslist.
I was jumping up and down. Joe not so much since he is my dedicated (as in I make him go, not as in he is committed to doing it) pick up dude.
Here's how it started out when I first made its acquaintance.
|Isn't she a beauty?|
Side note to all Craigslist sellers: CHECK YOUR ITEM FOR OLD BELONGINGS BEFORE PICKUP!: I found 2 pairs of undies and a bra under the bottom drawer. Ew.
Here's an up-close shot of the door and the sweet faux finish someone put on it a while ago.
And get a load of this...
We obviously had a serious Grease Fan on our hands.
I did a little sanding, and then some painting...and voila:
I like the fresh, white look, but I couldn't resist adding these details:
Each of the kids' first initials.
You can clearly see this faaaaaaar from perfect, but I absolutely don't care! I love it. And it's going to take quite a beating from the kids anyway.
Most importantly, they love it!