November 6, 2011

Birds and Branches

This dresser started out as a plain old wood dresser and now with the help of my bird stencil it has plenty of character.  I used three different colors: dragonfly for the base of the chest, atmospheric (grey) and clear pond (light blue) for the drawers all by Behr.  


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22 comments:

  1. I love the variations on a theme.

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  2. Love your work. So glad I found your blog. Sweet dresser.

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  3. Emily that is so lovely! I am inspired to try a delicate little stencil like this. I have several dressers just like this one in my garage, awaiting my attention!

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  4. I love this! It looks so awesome! Great job.

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  5. ooh i love it! the colors are awesome and the design is so pretty!

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  6. I'm a sucker for anything with a bird on it! Great makeover :)

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  7. This is beautiful. Your dresser turned out so well.

    Jenny
    www.simcoestreet.blogspot.com

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  8. I love this!!! I really like the color you chose for the stenciling, not to mention the sweet stencil. Gorgeous piece!!!!

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  9. This is so beautiful, Emily, I love anything "bird". that stencil is wonderful. thanks so much for linking to VIF!

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  10. Great color combo...I just love giving new life to an old piece. Stop by my blog for a handmade driftwood sailboat give-a-way. Would love to hear from you. Sherron
    http://smallholdings.blogspot.com

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  11. Love your pieces, Emily ...and this dresser shows that you still surprise me-- love the multi blues and of course the branches and birdies :)


    Thanks for sharing :)
    Visiting from Miss Mustard Seed's linky party,
    Smiles,
    Suzanne at WhyCuzICan

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  12. this turned out beautifully, Would luv for my readers to see this awesome idea, will you please join our weekly party at
    http://www.passionatelyartistic.com/2011/11/thanksgiving-showcase-tutorial-with.html
    Maggie
    http://passionatelyartistic.com

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  13. Hi Emily! Mary @ The Decorative Paintbrush here, love the piece! Color choices-rock! The branches-awesome! And the simplicity of the whole layout-perfect! Found you on Miss Mustard Seed and now following you via e-mail (and Pinterest, cause I'm crazy about Pinterest, lol!) Look forward to some more inspiration!

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  14. I love this dresser you did especially the birds and branches!

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  15. Love the transformation. You do beautiful work.

    I'd love to invite you to my Thursday Thingamajig party... http://radcrafter.com/2011/11/thingamajig-thursday-party-2/

    Alida

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  16. Love the birds and branches, not to mention the total look of the dresser.

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  17. Deee-lite-ful! Thanks so much for joining The Bold Abode Family! I look forward to getting to know you better, Emily!

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  18. Love what you did here. Thanks for sharing at Wow.

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  19. SO pretty! Would LOVE it if you would link this up at my turquoise lovin' party! http://www.sweetlittlegals.com/2011/11/turquoise-lovin-13.html

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  20. a wonderful makeover, so soft and dreamy

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