The title of the post makes you think this is about something truly interesting . . .but it's not really. . .BUT It was actually pretty amazing to us!!
We bought new bedroom furniture 22 years ago - when we purchased our previous home. It is nice furniture - and it still has a lot of years left . . .but it had ugly shiny brass (gold) drawer pulls.
Our daughter, Laura, sent a pinterest link to me several weeks ago about a DIY project. I was standing in Walmart on Sunday night trying to find that email. . . .I could have purchased all my groceries while I waited on my phone to find and load the email!! The girl who had written the blog post that was in the pinterest link used a Krylon spray paint. I couldn't find the one she used. I did find this though:
11 oz. All Surface Metallic Satin Oil Rubbed Bronze Spray Paint and Primer in One by Rustoleum
I took a day of vacation on Monday so that the sheetrock repairman and the painter and the carpenter could all come to my house. I had plenty of paperwork to do and I even went to the pool for about 30 minutes BUT I wanted to do something really productive. I removed all of the drawer pulls from the dresser and two night stands . . .and there were a lot of them. I pulled a couple of flattened cardboard boxes from our stash and spread those on the patio and lined up all of the pulls.. . .and I painted. After an hour or so, I went out and flipped the little top pull up and sprayed again.
We were amazed at the coverage. I held it up to our door knob and locks and it matches perfectly!!
After Mark got home from work, we put all of them back on . . .man, my wrist and shoulder hurt today from using that screwdriver so much . . .I am such a wimp!! Did I take a picture of the finished project? I forgot! The dresser and night stands look great. (in the picture above, you can see our lovely "window treatments" -- wardrobe boxes!! Our plantation shutters are supposed to finally be installed on Friday. Thank goodness!!)
This was an inexpensive project - we didn't even use a whole can of spray paint and it only took a few hours. . .Mark liked the way they looked so much that he took the hardware off the screen door and sprayed it last night.
Have you had good luck with a DIY project lately?