Saturday, April 9, 2011

Thrift store score!

Well, it's not the most amazing score, but they were selling these lone drawers for $1.00 each...you know the kind of drawers that go in those cheap jewelry boxes? I figured for $2.00 I would try another display idea:


I think it was a success! It totally works as part of a cute and simple table display. I'm not sure about the color yet..I may paint a different color over this bright aqua and then sand the edges to reveal just a tad of the aqua. I haven't painted the other drawer yet..so many possibilities! I love the olive green velvety material in the drawers, too.

Should I leave this one aqua or paint over it? How about for the other drawer?!

17 comments:

  1. oooo Amy! I love the aqua! I think it is perfect with the colours in the cuffs!
    I need to get creative ideas for building display up vertically! any and all ideas are very welcome!

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  2. I love the aqua, too. What a great idea for displays!

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  3. leave it, leave it! the aqua really is your color :)
    the drawer is perfect for displaying your cuffs!

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  4. Awesome! I love seeing all your finds! and love what you did with the drawer!

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  5. those brass handles would look awesome against a shabby-chic coat of paint. like a light tan with the turquoise peaking through. the second one could be the same, but with red or yellow or olive underneath instead of turquoise. they'd make such a fab combo!

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  6. Love the display idea, good job! and I love the color too!

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  7. I think the aqua is cute! I also think it would look pretty as distressed paint underneath another color... I know, not much help! However, I do think that painting the drawers the same color would reduce that over-stimulation thing when people are checking out your wares. How fun!

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  8. oh those are great! well done!

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  9. Love!!! (ps-paint the other one a soft but happy yellow.)

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  10. I am digging the aqua!! Without reading your post and just looking at the pictures, I actually thought it was a before/after type of thing and that you painted it aqua! It's super cute...

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  11. This is a great display idea. The drawer looks like it was made for your cuffs. I like the aqua too.

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  12. You went from drab to FAB!!!

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  13. You are so stinking creative. The drawers are the perfect fit for your cuffs!

    I love the color aqua, but I don't think it works with the brass handles. You could consider spraypainting the handles white - depends on the look you're going for.

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  14. Found you via Craft Gawker & this is totally brilliant! :)

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  15. This is such a creative idea! I love the bright blue you picked ;) Featured here: http://bluegreenorange.blogspot.com/2012/01/ideas-for-decorating-your-bedroom.html

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  16. I really like the dresser draw in bright blue.

    -Zane of ontario honey

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