Furniture

Reading Nook for the Purple Clouds Bedroom

Reading Nook for the Purple Clouds Bedroom

This is the last DIY I'm going to show you before the big reveal. I have already shown you the feature wall, the custom shelves and art organizer and the gallery wall but I really think I've saved the best for last - a reading nook! This room had a big closet but it wasn't very functional with ugly sliding doors and a closet organizer that did a poor job of organizing anything. So I decided to make this a reading nook. We had an electrician come and install a new outlet in the closet. My mom gave us an old chest of drawers that she wasn't using anymore and we built them into the closet for storage and to create the seat and I chose this beautiful fabric for the seat cushion. Check it out...

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Old dresser, new pulls

Old dresser, new pulls

For the past few weeks I've been working on refinishing a hand-me-down dresser for my oldest friend. This dresser was purchased by her aunt in the 70's and at some point made it to her mother's house where it stayed for another few decades. My friend is expecting her second child and needed a dresser for the nursery to store clothes and also to use as a change table. Here is what the dresser looked like when it was dropped off at my house.

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