Remember a few days ago when I was destitute? Remember when I had given up all hope of finding my “inspiration picture”? My very. last. comment. was from Joyce. She gave me just the link I was looking for!! The power of networking, eh??? Thank you, Joyce!
Okay. Here we go. A while ago, I found this picture at Sarah’s blog. It’s called Clover Lane. Don’t you just love it already? She could be an axe murderer, but her blog IS called Clover Lane so we’ll overlook that.
When I saw it, I (of course) enlarged it, examined it, stared at it, and spoke sweet nothings into its ear. We hit it off right from the start–the dresser, that is.
I don’t know why I’m so in love with this cookie jar of crayons. Maybe because it lives on Clover Lane. I DID know, however, that my mission was to find an antique dresser, paint it, and basket it up just like Sarah did!
Then I came back to reality. Nothing just lands in my lap like that. I searched and searched everywhere (yes, ladies…Craigslist). My problem was that I had a rather narrow space to work with, and all the dressers I found were too big. Until….Wal Mart. Behold my beauty.
It’s a children’s dresser. It has cute legs. I got it for free. Well, I got it as a Christmas present. It was $100.00…otherwise known as “free” when it’s a gift. Yee hee!
It’s adorable, and it’s the perfect size. The only problem is it’s white. I think it looks like a dresser sitting in my eating area. So…when the weather breaks a little bit, I plan on painting it cream to match my kitchen table.