About a year ago, I saw a lonely little dresser sitting out in front of a neighbor's house with a free sign on it. I have a soft spot in my heart for unwanted household items (as you can see here), and when I saw that little dresser, I wanted it badly. Nick took some convincing, but lucky for me, I'm good at convincing, and before long, he was hauling that dresser into his car for me. Upon closer inspection, once we got it home, we realized that this dresser was a piece of crap. We wanted to put it right back out on the street in front of our house, but thought it would be kind of embarrassing if the neighbor we took it from saw it. So, we sat it on the side of the house, and there it has been for the last year.
But that all changed the other day when I saw a picture in a magazine that inspired me. I pulled that dresser out from the side of the house and went to work.
The dresser did have drawers. I just didn't think to take a before picture until after I had already painted them. I decided to only paint the drawers and the sides of the dresser, and I was not too concerned about what it looked like. I didn't even take the handles off the drawers when I painted.
Then it was time to add plants and put the whole thing together.
I wanted to put a chalkboard out there, and decided to write a Bible verse on it that was fitting for the garden but that would also be encouraging to me. More on that later.
And that's that.