I found this great set on Craigslist a few months back. It also included a long, low dresser as part of the set but I had to leave that one behind. It had a huge mirror attached and the thought of bringing the dresser home and detaching the heavy and rather ugly mirror was too much. I settled on this great sized dresser with its sweet matching bedside table.
The straight lines called for a sharp look. I went with General Finishes milk paint in Coastal Blue. It’s a great navy blue that isn’t too “midnight” for my liking. It still is a true blue and after sanding back and distressing, it shows off the dark and light tones to the paint. I love the details on these pieces. The key trim on top gives interest and the brass hardware adds a pop of gold against the dark blue. I spent awhile cleaning all of the pulls with a mix of baking soda and lemon juice (an easy way to shine that old brass without using harsh chemicals).This set is sturdy on its detailed legs. Both pieces are in excellent condition with drawers that glide open and close easily. One drawer has partitions, which I tend to love. I’m also partial to the keyhole drawers on top.I believe this set has an elegance about it that will make any bedroom proud to call it home!
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