Sunday, November 27, 2011

Funshine & Ballet Slippers...

A while back I got a request from one
of my best friends to redo a dresser for her
baby girl's nursery, ummm pressure!!
I knew her nursery was going to be gorgeous
because her little momma is a great decorator,
& I wanted the piece of furniture I did to fit right in.
She requested a lemony yellow & I decided to add
another pop of color to make it a very unique piece
especially for her baby girl....

I love how this fun little dresser turned out
for Kirby's nursery. & here's a little 
after photo of the gallery wall as well...



I had this dresser in stock & when she asked me to
re-do a dresser for her.. I knew this was the one.
The dressers shape & legs makes it a fun & quirky piece..
It just needed a little love.

This dresser has the perfect amount of storage for 
a lucky little girl. All the drawers space is great
for organizing all of her little outfits.

That fun hardware & those cute legs you ask?
I was originally going to go with crystal hardware and yellow
legs, but this dresser needed another pop of color to 
make it a stunning piece of furniture. 

Another perfect thing about this dresser is the size.
It's a very petite size dresser which is perfect for
a nursery that has a lot of other furniture it it...
with plenty of room leftover to move around.

Rachael picked this beautiful color yellow. She wanted something
"lemony" & not to banana-y.. haha I love comparing paint
colors to fruit.. it makes colors so easy to explain.
This particular yellow I used on the dresser is Funshine by Valspar
It's the perfect yellow for a baby girls nursery...

Didn't Rachael do a beautiful job? 
& the dresser now has a beautiful home to 
live in.. it fits in perfectly.

I've had so much fun over the past few months
watching this beautiful nursery come together.
Rachael had a particular vision in mind & it has come
together to make one lovely nursery.

Too perfect for a little girl right? 
To see more pictures of this lovely little nursery go {here}.
It's so fun redoing pieces of furniture for people that I 
know & love because I get to see the piece in their homes &
I get to see them use and enjoy the furniture for years to come.

I hope all of you had a great holiday weekend!!
My Thanksgiving was absolutely amazing with my wonderful
family visiting from Michigan... We miss them so much already!
Like every time we see each other.. we ate too much.. laughed even more &
hugged as much as much as we possibly could...
I am so excited that we will be going home in a few weeks to MI for 
Christmas so I get to see them again soon.
Also my husband & my God baby was born this weekend!! 
She is in Michigan, so I can not wait to get home to meet her in person,
but for now Skype will have to do... I feel very blessed.
I hope you all feel blessed & happy after this holiday weekend as well...
Talk to you soon...
xx Liz Marie


  1. such a great makeover on the dresser - and oh what a wonderful nursery it's turned out to be. absolutely lovely.
    c x.

  2. You did a great job. I love the yellow and pink, and the room is lovely :)

  3. Such a beautiful nursery! You did an amazing job on that dresser!

  4. I love how this turned out! Love the pink and yellow!!

  5. Liz Marie this is so adorable. I LOVE how you did it!

  6. Oh my gosh it is FABulous!

  7. My goodness, you have such amazing taste! What a g-o-r-g-e-o-u-s nursery! Please, please, please, come and link this up to the Head to Head Showdown, going on right now at

    I hope to see you there! ~Jen

  8. love your blog and love the nursery!

  9. so very pretty! Great job :)

  10. Great job on the dresser! I'd say the color names suit it perfectly. :)


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  12. You did a great job! It looks great in that room! Come on over and link up to the Make It Monday Linky Party!

    Following from the blog hop!

  13. Such a pretty transformation! Love the nursery colors too - good job! -Jill

  14. I love it. I'm stopping by from the Monday Mingle hop. I'm following by gfc, facebook and twitter. I'd love if you'd stop by my blog too. Have a great day.

    Lisa @

  15. Super Cute Liz! Lovin' the yellow dresser with brown walls :)

    Thanks for sharing and inspiring :D

    Visiting from HomestoriesAtoZ linky party,
    Suzanne in NW Illinois at WhyCuzICan

  16. Beautiful & sunny! Love that color and paint job!

  17. It's absolutely beautiful!! Love the pink detailing on the dresser!

  18. looks amazing as always and I want that room for me!

  19. Ooo what a perfect dresser for a baby girl's room!! I love that you made the pulls and the legs pink- those details just make it so sweet and fun. And that nursery is absolutely darling.

  20. It looks beautiful! Can you post a picture of the art above the crib?

  21. i love it in the nursery against the white and dark walls! it looks awesome!!

  22. Such a cute dresser! I love the yellow!

  23. Beautiful, bold and fun! I love it. The nursery is darling!

    Saw you over at Primp


  24. that dresser is screaming' "happy happy!" love it!

  25. What a cheery color...and I love the pink accents, which would have never occurred to me to mix together! Lovely room

  26. Love this! I can't even imagine it in a better color. Perfect for the little one.

  27. What an amazing color combination! Fabulous job!

  28. WOW! What a beautiful makes the nursery in my opinion!! You did a wonderful job! :)

  29. Very pretty!!!! Love the color combination!

  30. Sweetest nursery ever. Love it!

  31. Beautiful! Love the pink accents. What a pretty nursery!

  32. What a beautiful piece and I love the pink too! What a darling nursery. Some little girl will be smiling, I'm sure of it.
    Be a sweetie,
    shelia :)

  33. I just came across your blog and love it! This piece of furniture is so happy - love the colors! Your friends nursery is so beautiful. Love every detail. I read that your family is from MI - me too!

  34. That dresser is lovely. Glad I came across you link on a linky party! You did a great job.

    Just Another Day in Paradise