Part III: Project Baby G's Room. I am getting pretty excited- Baby G is due in three weeks! I am looking forward to her little chubby cheeks, her gummy smile and her little feet. Oh, there are going to be lots of dirty diapers, too, you say??? Hmm, it sounds like a new project to me! My mission: To find a vintage dresser and convert it into a changing table.
I wanted the finished dresser to look beach-boardwalk-y, bright and cheerful, and I wanted it to compliment the fabulos-o circus tent ceiling that my friends already painted in the nursery. Dougie diligently searched Craigslist, and within a couple of weeks he found the dresser. Craiglist shopping wins again! This dresser was the ideal size for a changing table, it had that vintage circus look, and it had plenty of storage underneath (always important in a small living space.) I knew I wanted to paint it, so I didn't mind that there was a hodge-podge of hardware.