I was planning to wait until tomorrow to post this one, but an expected turn of events has my mom coming to town, and then she, my sister, and I will hop in the car and drive to South Dakota for the weekend. I’ve been told I have to show up at my sister’s place at 5 a.m. tomorrow morning. Gack! We’ll be on the road for about 4 hours and quite honestly to a city girl like me it feels like we are out in the middle of nowhere on that drive. Farm fields as far as the eye can see. Spotty cell service at best. So I decided to share this one today instead!
This sweet little vanity was part of a bedroom set that I picked up a while back.
I thought it had some great potential, but it badly needed an update.
Since a dressing table is definitely a feminine piece of furniture, I decided to go all out girly on this one and paint it pink. So I pulled out Fusion’s Little Piggy. In case you are keeping track, so far I have painted a small chair, a dresser and now this vanity and bench all from the one 16.9 oz jar of paint and I still have a little bit left.
The Little Piggy is a classy pink, not an obnoxious bubble gum pink. I popped out some details by highlighting them with Fusion’s Limestone. I also added a stencil to the front in Limestone as well. This was the first time I stenciled using Fusion paint and it worked out quite well. I just made sure that my stencil brush was ‘dry’ by blotting it on a paper towel after dipping it in the paint.
I swapped out the knobs that came with the vanity because they were just sort of blah. These cream colored knobs from Hobby Lobby work much better with my color scheme.
I recovered the bench in some fabric from a beautiful bark cloth curtain panel that I purchased at a garage sale earlier this summer.
I dug out one of my hatboxes for staging …
Wouldn’t this piece be perfect in a young girl’s room? Or maybe an older girl’s room too!
If you have the perfect spot for this sweet vanity, be sure to check out my ‘available for local sale’ tab to find out if it’s still available.
Due to my unexpected weekend in South Dakota, I’m not at all sure if I’ll find stuff to post about next week but hopefully I can come up with something. I hope you’ll stay tuned!