Yellow Dresser

Yellow Dresser

Last week I started working on a new dresser. As usual, I first sat and stared at the piece, tossing around different makeover options in my head, then ultimately decided to paint it blue. I think I was on the second drawer when I thought to myself, "You know, just because you love blue and green, doesn't necessarily mean everyone else loves blue and green...maybe you really should try to mix things up a bit." Not even 30 seconds after that thought passed through my head, the guy who works in the space next to me glanced over, took one look at my latest project, and commented, "You're really into those blue and green pieces, huh?!" Well, there it was. Out in the open. I can't deny it any longer. I have a thing for blue and green. I proceeded to halfheartedly finish that dresser, deflated with the thought that I am totally lacking creativity and have fallen into a rut, but made a promise to myself...the next project was going to different! So, without further adieu, I give you...the YELLOW dresser! 

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Serpentine Dresser

Serpentine Dresser

You know how people say you can tell a woman's mood by what she's wearing? I've decided that theory also holds true with furniture. I've come to the realization that I paint my mood. So, seeing as Summer finally decided to grace Chicago with its presence (nothing like holding out until the end of July!) it goes without saying that my mood has been 'easy breezy' and loving life! Think flowy maxi-dresses and wavy beach hair. That's the look I've been channeling these days, and it's been reflected in my work as well. Good thing I got out of Finance...I don't know how my 'beach hippy' mentality would have mixed with quarter-end close! 

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