From Plain Jane to Pretty in Teal

Teal is everywhere these days. From fashion to furniture, it’s the must have color this season.  So I decided to take the plunge and try CeCe Caldwell’s Thomasville Teal and see what the rage is all about. My test subject for this project is this “roadside rescue” my husband found. It’s a plain Jane dresser with good bones. For me, “good bones” means its solid construction, it’s functional and has lots of potential!

Say hello to “Plain Jane”

CeCe Caldwell has a great blue/green paint called Thomasville Teal.

Thomas meet Jane!

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After a few coats of Thomasville Teal, “Jane” is still looking plain. It’s like she has on a pretty dress but no accessories to complement her dress.

 

So, I added some accessories. The numbers add character (like a scarf ) but the black is to subdued. She needs some bling!

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You can always count on gold for some bling. And, it really pops against the teal.

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After a little bit of distressing and some gold knobs (earrings), Jane goes from plain to Pretty In Teal!

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I could see this in a nursery with sweet little baby clothes, or for a toddler just learning to count, or as a lingerie chest in the master bedroom. The possibilities are endless!

This piece is available at my space at Vintage Magnolia, a super cute (Antiques, Gifts, Home Decor’ and Reclaimed Furniture) shop located at 19487 James Monroe Drive in Leesburg, VA. (click here  to see the Facebook page and get more information about the store)

Dresser Before                                            Dresser After

Have a great day!

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