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Yesterday I shared Baby Boy’s Big Boy Dresser with you.  I tried to bait you by letting you know that I had other pieces to the set that are available for purchase.  Did it work?  Are you back to check them out??!

The pieces are all part of Kent Coffey’s Foreteller collection.  The exact color is called “Tawney Walnut” – isn’t that poetic?  Not just walnut, oh no.  Tawney walnut!  All of the pieces are in really great condition.

Kent Coffey Foreteller Dresser

The nine drawer long dresser measures 64″l x 20″d x 31.5″h.  It is in great condition.  There is minor (age and use appropriate) surface wear to the top.  It has a coordinating mirror that just wouldn’t photograph well.  If you’re interested I can send you the pics I have.  The mirror comes on legs that slide into brackets on the back of the dresser.

Kent Coffey Foreteller Nightstand Kent Coffey Foreteller Nightstand Front

The nightstand measures 23″w x 14.5″d x 24″h.  I love the curved sides!

Kent Coffey Twin Headboard

The bed comes with a headboard (pictured) and metal rails (similar color to match the wood).  It also has a small foot board (only 14″h).  The headboard measures 42.5″w x 35″h.

One of the great things about these mid century long dressers is that they are so versatile.  They can be used as a dresser, a credenza, a sideboard/server, a TV stand – the possibilities are endless!  Here’s some inspiration:

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Apartment Therapy

Apartment Therapy

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Martha Stewart

These new pieces are available in the Pursuing Vintage Shop under Misc Furniture.

 

~Kristen

 

 

 

 

My baby boy has a big boy dresser!  Awhile back I shared that I was looking for mid century furniture for my youngest son’s room.  My ultimate dream was Broyhill’s Brasilia.

Dreamy lines – Broyhill Brasilia

However, it seems that the Brasilia is everyone’s “ultimate” right now.  They’re hard to find, and they’re hard to find cheap.  Besides, it might be a bit overdone (or getting there) so I thought I should keep an eye out of an equally fun dresser and bed.

I knew I wanted a chest of drawers as opposed to a long dresser.  It will just work better in our space-challenged rooms.  I also needed a twin bed, or at least a headboard.

Well, whadda ya know, I found it all this weekend while I was out pursuing vintage!  And, I had Baby Boy with me, so I think he was good luck (or at least helped me get a better deal because he is so darn cute!).

Kent Coffey Chest

Isn’t this great?!  I love the legs and the top three drawers.  The hardware is really groovy, too.  And, it is in TERRIFIC condition!

Kent Coffey Twin Headboard

Here’s a photo of the twin headboard.  I love the way it angles out.

We are going to slowly transition Baby Boy’s room.  We still have him in a crib, and we need to get his old dresser out and a set of bunk beds need to come out!  (Know anyone interested in white bunks or dresser??!).  After the old furniture is out, we’ll paint the room.  I’m thinking grey, but really not sure yet.  We’ll also get rid of the “baby” decor and bring in some “big boy” decor.  You know, big boy for an under-two-year-old!  Ahhhh – so much to think about!

Guess what is even more exciting than me finding the right pieces for the bedroom?  How about getting the whole set and making the extra pieces available for purchase!  Did I bait you?  You’ll have to check in tomorrow to see!

So what do you think?  As exciting and funky as Brasilia?

One more thing — now until November 9th, if you say “Boo” you can have 15% off your purchase from the Pursuing Vintage Shop!  Let your friends know!

~Kristen

 

 

I love love love faux bamboo.  Really love it.  I don’t know what it is … maybe the daydream of living near a sandy beach?  The way the lines are not straight, but offer something unexpected?  The way a faux bamboo piece looks in a bright color and lacquered?  (Sigh)  Its just fabulous.  But, for all its fabulous-ness, I have yet to incorporate much of it into my own home.  I think I’m still pursuing the perfect piece.  The only piece I’ve kept for myself is this sweet (yet practical!) magazine basket.

Bamboo Mag Rack

 

I love faux bamboo so much, that I think I’ll do a little faux bamboo series.  I couldn’t possibly cover all the great pieces out there in one post!  So, let’s break it down.  Today we’ll check out dressers & consoles.

 

La Dolce Vita

 

Natty by Design

SUCH a WOW in red!!

 

The Newlywed Diaries

The gray is so unexpected!!

-Flights of Whimsy

I love the girly pink paired with the abstract art and blanc de chine lamps.

 

If you’ve incorporated faux bamboo into your decor, I’d love to see it!  (Especially any repainting projects).

Check out  my shop to see the bamboo-inspired pieces I’ve recently sold.  Once I get a piece, it goes quickly!  If you’re looking for a piece, check back frequently – I’m always on the hunt for more!

 

~Kristen