Suitcase Dresser, Chapter 2

Hi folks! Busy weekend, got a lot done!

A quick post to show you the dresser and night stand combo that I finished today. I really loved the first one I did (you can see it here) and had hoped to keep it for myself. But I wanted to see how it would do on Craigslist. It sold very quickly, quicker than I had expected… so I knew I would have to do more. Many more, so in the end I could keep one for myself! Ha!

I find these very fun to do, albeit a little expensive because of all the hardware. I keep my eyes open for hardware postings on Craigslist and even look for old furniture that might not be worth fixing or decorating, just for the hardware. I like the look of a well worn suitcase, so older hardware works well for that.

Okay, so without further ado:


The dresser is only four drawers (as opposed to five before) but there is the addition of the night stand. I think this would be an awesome addition to a guest room, making the presence of a traveler’s actual suitcase fit right in!

The house has been overrun with projects as here in Missouri, the temperatures are a bit too cold (even in the garage) to paint. And definitely a bit uncomfortable to spend much time in, so I have moved what I can into the house. The entryway has a dresser cabinet being painted, the drawers are drying on the kitchen island. Another small cabinet (being done in black/gray ombré) has overtaken the dining table. The ottoman in front of the television is the workspace for an awesome over-sized scrabble game board (about to become a gaming table), leaving just about no space for us to live!

Well, thanks for stopping by! And Happy Crafting Y’All!


About MacCupcake

Obviously, a big Mac fan (my first Mac was the first Mac) and mother to the most awesome kid in the world. A techno-junkie and self-proclaimed geek... I love anything and everything relating to computers. Addicted to collecting Pyrex! Also love making things and figuring out how to make or adapt existing stuff into something new! Always ready to try something new!

4 responses to “Suitcase Dresser, Chapter 2

  1. These are gorgeous! Great work!

  2. Brittany

    This is awesome! I want a dresser like this for my son’s room that we’re doing in a Harry Potter theme. I think this would be perfect. Do you sell items like this?

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