Sometimes I don’t know what in this world I was thinking.
But in this case I can probably guess.
I probably saw something with drawers in it for $5 and lost my mind.
I’ve had this chest at the bottom of a pile out in The Hell Hole since the first weekend in May. I just kept walking around it and pilling crap up on it until I completely forgot it was even out there. I had just spent two weeks chasing my tail on Craigslist and was getting pretty frustrated when I finally went and dug this little chest out and took a really good look at it.
And immediately plugged in my orbital
And I’m really glad I did!
I wish whoever took what appeared to be an electric carving knife to the top could see it now. The mahogany finished up soooo lovely.
This beautiful, rich navy blue is an Americana Decor chalk paint color called
I’m really in love with this paint color.
It makes me want to paint everything in my house navy.
No matter how amazing the deal you just got on a piece of furniture (with or without drawers) hardware can BREAK you. I have made it my life’s mission to find nice, cool and reasonable hardware.
Alas, I have been relegated to mail order.
Ship to store is FREE!
So I spent more for the pulls than the chest but at just over $13,
I’m fine with that!
In person they look like galvanized metal.
This was a $4 Goodwill find.
As I was painting this chest I had my heart set on it being the world’s greatest navy blue coffee table . When I hauled it in to our living room my heart sank a bit because it’s taller than I thought.
Now I’m thinking it should go at the foot of a bed. Either way, it’s next stop is my shop!
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