Monday, August 29, 2011

chunky dresser love

I've been all about the Napoleonic Blue lately… and this dresser immediately said Napoleonic Blue to me!

Before:  (sorry, the longer I do this, the lower the quality of my 'before' pictures sinks!)

During, as I was stripping the top down:

And after:

This one was also for a client, and I would be lying if I said I wasn't very very sad to see it go!  I'll be on the lookout for a piece like this for us to keep!

thanks for coming by!

linking to these great parties:
Restore Interiors Restored It Wednesday
Miss Mustard Seed's Furniture Feature Friday
My repurposed Life's Catch as Catch Can
Primitive & Proper's Piece of Work Wednesdays
Perfectly Imperfect's All things Furniture
My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia's Tuesday's Treasures


  1. Beautiful color and love the contrasting top!

  2. Great job Kathie! I love it-it reminds me a color they used to call Solider Blue. Great looking dresser! xo Dian

  3. LOVE it! i love those moody blues! the band AND the color!

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  5. now I am gonna have to try this color, thanks for the inspiration!!!

  6. Love that color! Beautiful job! At least you remember to take before pictures, not me. Deb

  7. Oooo...I've never seen that cp color before! It's really cool!

  8. Be still my heart...absolutely positively FABULOUS!!! LOVE that blue! Siiiigh...

    Deborah (happily visiting from

  9. Oh my...what a beautiful shade of BLUE...LOVE it!!! Hop over and show her off at my party...hope to see ya there:)


  10. I'm scared of this much color but you pulled it off beautifully! It's really nice with the natural wood top. I would love to have to share your talents at my VIP party today.
    Have a great holiday weekend!

  11. I saw this in person yesterday, LOVED it! It looks even better in person. You did a great job! I am now going to have to step out of my comfort zone & order that blue!

  12. Napoleonic blue is the color I was thinking of ordering next. Love that dresser. Love that blue.