This is currently the best only decorated part of my master bedroom:
For some time now, I’ve been obsessed with this dresser by Miss Mustard Seed:
|Miss Mustard Seed’s Tricycle Red Dresser|
Isn’t its raw combination of bright energy (with the red) and deep age (with the distressing) simply luscious? I love this kind of juxtaposition… And I knew when I saw it that Mr. Pax needed something similar (because it’s gorgeously masculine and he’s outrageously difficult to shop for!). So I scoured Craigslist until I found this beauty:
Milk paint was an entirely new experience for me, and I must say that it was a rewarding one. Highlights for me:
- easy application
- silky smooth finish (truly… zero brushstrokes and not a lick of sanding!)
- authentic distressed look
I decided to use the original hardware because it seemed to fit the piece and was particularly masculine for my husband, but I had to replace two of the larger handles that were damaged. I simply rearranged so that I could use something different on the lone fake-double drawer, and I couldn’t resist the mercury glass ones from Anthropologie.
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