Since moving into our home, Amos and I are finding ways to cut corners and save some dinero...because - if you haven't heard - fixing up a house is SUPER expensive. But we're not going to talk about numbers, we're going to talk about inspirations and fun ways to save. I got this pretty neat old dresser from a friend who has upgraded her bedroom furniture. It was a pretty dresser that she had painted dark brown.
Since my dad was around with his construction tools, I took a sheet of his sand paper and started scratching the dresser down a little bit to give it this distressed look. Check out the outcome!
The dresser now chills in our bedroom and serves as a holder for our socks and multicolored underwear. I hope it inspires you to give your old dresser a distressed beach look!
I added a vintage ornamental mat from the 1920's to go with our 1920's home. Atop the mat some trinkets: a clear unused doorknob from our home, a lucky frog from Machu Picchu village, a music box from Paris, and a vintage necklace from Amos' mom. Topped it all with family picture frames. This was a fun project!