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DIY: Vanity Makeover!

Hey y'all!  Happy Friday!

First off, I've had this 1950's(?)/early 1960's(?)vanity for YEARS.  It has seen a lot of different apartments and a couple of rooms in my current home.  My husband is not a big fan of antiques so it was never really "welcome" in our bedroom.  I agreed to use it in the then guest room for a while, but then I got my way.   It was old and tattered, but still in decent shape.  About 3 or 4 years ago, I decided to paint it to coordinate with the style that we had at the time.  Sadly, I do not have a before photo with the large mirror that was once attached to it, so I apologize.  Think teak brown with that clear varnish, cracking and peeling with a large round mirror that was having some weird fading going on around the top...sounds nice, doesn't it?  I don't know WHY my hubs hated it. ;)  I did this project before I got really into DIY and really wasn't sure about what I was doing.  Here is the result picture from the first …