Master Bedroom Update – Part 2 and The Biltmore Estate

Good morning!

I don’t typically write blog posts in the morning or share my personal travels … but — I’m inclined to today. My daughter and I visited friends in North Carolina this weekend and we worked in a trip to George Vanderbilt’s Biltmore Estate.

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Visiting the largest home in America has been on my bucket list for awhile now and it definitely lived up to my expectations… especially when decorated for Christmas!

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The highlight for us both was the Rooftop Tour! It was an add-on to the House Tour, but we highly recommend it!

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For anyone that loves and appreciates architecture and design — this home is a must see! I especially enjoyed admiring all of the Vanderbilt’s antique furniture… pieces that a paint brush would never touch!

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But back in my little corner of New Jersey, there are pieces of vintage furniture that can definitely use a makeover! Like this one I showed you on my last blog post here. Sara had found two dressers to redesign for her master bedroom. This is the tall one…

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You can see the wear and damage, but this dresser has such beautiful lines, details and such pretty pulls.

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All it needed was a little TLC, some General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint and a little strategic distressing to highlight the carved details.

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Now it can join the other dresser in Sara’s redesigned master bedroom. We just need to find her some nightstands to finish off the room!

… Kristin

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