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This dresser was a fun, quick transformation. The boys' clothes are getting too big to fit into the little drawer systems I have in their closets, so I decided to get a dresser for them. I was very picky in my expectations. I wanted four drawers that all were exactly the same size. I also prefer antiques. I never thought I would find one, especially in our price range. I had to decide if I was going to wait around until I found one that fit my description or if I try to find something new that would make do.
My parents happened to be in an antique shop, and noticed the dresser. It was $100. In our budget, that's a good chunk. Ryan and I went by to check it out before we committed. It was exactly what I wanted, so I had to grab it up! Before I purchased it, I asked the owner if she could do any better. It's always worth a shot. The worst they can say is no. She came down to $90.


A little while back, I picked up some sports knobs at Kids Market. That was another reason I needed four drawers. I added the knobs, and it is the perfect touch to their bedroom!
What have you found that fit exactly what you needed?


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5 comments:

  1. Super cute dresser and I love the sports knobs! I want to learn how to do stuff like this. Have you seen the show on HGTV, Flea Market Flip with Lara Spencer? It's right up your alley.

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    1. This was an easy one, because the dresser came already stained. All I had to do was change out the knobs. I have seen the show, but since we don't have cable, I only get to see it when we're over at my parents' house :( It is a fun one! You'll have to start checking the places out around you and see what you can find. Be careful, though, it's addicting!

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  2. The dresser looks fantastic, Erin!

    Love the sports theme knobs!

    ~Sally

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  3. Oh it is perfect and super storage too. Love the shirts on the wall and the knobs is a fabulous idea. Thanks tons for joining Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

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  4. Don't you just love antique stores?! So glad you found what you needed. Thanks for linking up at Pin It Tuesday! ~ Pary Moppins

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