Painted Tallboy Dresser with Birds – Reader Featured Project

Painted painted tallboy Dresser with Birds

Today’s reader featured project is a beautiful Painted Tallboy Dresser with Birds from Vikki at Tatty to Natty! Vikki sanded an old vintage set of drawers,  painted them in a metallic gold paint, then she sanded and distressed the piece. After it was dry, she painted the branches on the tree using an emulsion, then used a permanent marker to add detail. She then decorated the dresser using leaves cut from some of The Graphics Fairy’s Botanical Images and Instant Art Bird Printables! To finish this lovely piece off, she coated it with a layer of matte varnish!

Painted Tallboy Dresser

The details on this dresser are truly amazing! You can find this piece and so many more on Vikki’s Facebook Page, Tatty to Natty Furniture, HERE!

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  1. Carol MacSween says:

    Hi Karen,
    I am wondering if you can help me. I have been subscribing to your blog via email for quite some time but have not received any emails in the last 2 weeks (approx) I am also not receiving them from Miss Mustard Seed, French Country Cottage to name a few. Any thoughts as to rectify this?
    Thanks…. missing your daily updates… a lot:)

    • Karen Watson says:

      Hi Carol, Do you have Yahoo email? I just recently found out that Yahoo is blocking the subscription service that most of us bloggers use. I’ve been trying to find a work around, but unfortunately there doesn’t seem to be one. :(

  2. It’s not just Yahoo doing the blocking. My email subscription -which I have not been receiving either- goes through Gmail. I get here by checking the blogs I follow on blogger, which is also a Google product.

    • Karen Watson says:

      Hi LadyD, I just got an email from a friend that helps me with the techy stuff on my blog, and you are right… she just told me that Google is affected too, and I think one other. Ugh! I am going to see if she can help me fix all of this, she’s very knowledgeable and she thinks that it can be done. Crossing my fingers!!

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