5 Favorites: Stealth Color, Dresser Drawer Edition by

Issue 98 · Under the Covers · November 12, 2013

5 Favorites: Stealth Color, Dresser Drawer Edition

Issue 98 · Under the Covers · November 12, 2013

Here's an idea for the color shy (self included): Dressers painted in an array of cheery colors (or in gray, for the truly color avoidant) in stealth locations, such as drawer interiors and drawer sides. Afterall, who doesn't like a surprise?

Colored Drawers from Bulle in France via Bloesem Blogs | Remodelista

Above: An array of colors are revealed when the drawers of this dresser are opened. A design is by French custom furniture company Bulle, it's shown in the home of Céline Vernier profiled on Bloesem.

  Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in a Stealth Colored Drawer | Remodelista

Above: A drawer interior painted in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, an idea spotted on the Annie Sloan blog. For more on her paints, see our post: Instant Patina: Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.

Stealth Color: Gray Painted Drawers | Remodelista

Above: A single shade of gray (Benjamin Moore's Mysterious by Ben Interior Paint, $36.99 a gallon) adds a surprise touch to a midcentury pale wood dresser spotted on Our Humble Abode.

Children's Dresser with Multi-Colored Drawer Interiors via Apartment Therapy | Remodelista

Above: An all-white kid's room dresser with drawer sides in bright primary colors, photographed by Meg Spaeth for Apartment Therapy.

Black Chalkboard Paint Drawer Interiors via The Yellow Cape Cod | Remodelista

Above: A white vintage dresser is updated with chalkboard-painted drawer sides and interiors for leaving hidden notes via The Yellow Cape Cod.

Fin Art Company in Colorado Blue Dresser Drawers | Remodelista

Above: From Denver, Colorado-based designers Rob McGowan and Ben Olson of Fin Art Co., a dresser made from reclaimed wood gets a stealth pop of true blue. Photograph via Tree Hugger.

Looking to paint the front of a dresser? See our posts, DIY: Painted Dresser Drawers and DIY: Painted Drawer Pulls.

Have an opinion? Care to comment? We'd love to hear what you have to say.