Jun 7, 2013

Friday Finds

My big brother is my biggest supporter. He subscribes to my blog feed via email and reads my posts on his IPhone. He even calls me to talk about my projects. He is so sweet and so good to me, and I love him more than words can say.

Recently, he was given an old dresser that he planned on using for storage in the garage of his lake house. When he read my post about my old dresser turned TV Console, he was inspired to paint his dresser and use it in a bedroom, instead.

my brother's lake house cabinets
 My brother's lake house has charming red cabinets, and he wants to paint his dresser the same color. Friday Finds today is a collection of beautiful red painted furniture to inspire my dear brother. 

Chrissie's Collection

Shizzle Design

The Salvage Collection

Reloved Rubbish

Inspired by You

Whimsical Perspective

Anna White



The House at Bluebird Lane

Picked and Painted

The Mombot

Sunflower Hugs

Martha Leone Design

Number Fifty-Three

The Yellow Cape Cod

Cure Design Group

Shizzle Design

Maison de Pax

Maple & Magnolia

I hope these Friday Finds give my brother lots of ideas for all the fun ways his old dresser can be painted, distressed, glazed, waxed, and hardware changed for a beautiful pop of color in his lake house bedroom. Painting his dresser will be a whole new DIY experience for my brother, and I'm thrilled to have inspired it!

Have a great weekend, and a




  1. I'm doing a red dresser this weekend! These pics have given me the get-up-and-go to get started early!!

  2. How beautiful all the red dressers are! I'm really loving lots of color.


  3. I just love seeing the after results of furniture that people transformed into something awesome!

  4. Good reds!!! You inspired me too! We are doing a bunch of painting the next couple of weeks, so that we will be ready for our first day of Meridian Public Market. :)

  5. LOVE red furniture! This is a fantastic collection! Now which ones should I pin?.....

  6. Isn't it the best?!!! a close brother/sister?!!!
    I adore all of the photos of red furniture-so vibrant.

  7. Laurel, I had to save this post. Great inspiration! Love, love all the different ideas. It is making me want to paint something! :) Thank you for sharing!

  8. Thanks for all the lovely inspiration - I adore red!!!

  9. Love them all. I am thinking of painting something red so I got a lot of good ideas.

    I hope you will post about his finished piece.

  10. RED is a funny beast! How different they all look! I like a dark glazed red myself. :)



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