Current Obsession: Campaign Dressers

I have a confession to make: I’ve been keeping something from you all.  I’ve been having a love affair.  It was a slow burn for quite some time, but lately it’s become a full-on longing and NEED.  You see – I’m in love with a dresser.  A campaign dresser to be exact.  Jefe and I are actually in the market for a storage piece to replace this guy below (please excuse the horrible or should I say complete lack of styling on the dresser top) and I’d love nothing more than to bring a little campaign home.

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To Jefe’s point, the campaign style doesn’t REALLY go with anything we currently have.  But that just gives me an excuse to do a little more restyling which I will obviously take an opportunity to do ;-).  Honestly, I think a deep red with some serious vintage brass hardware could work; we have plenty of red tones in our living room and adding some gold accents wouldn’t be hard.  And I’d love to bring in a quality vintage piece in to our otherwise newly furnished home.

So here’s a little ode to the other love of my life, Mr. Campaign.

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A great, tall white version from Emily Henderson:

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And in Emerald, one of my other many loves:

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A great desk version from Centsational Girl:

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I’m head over heels for this indigo version:

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And here’s a great, cost-effective DIY version that’s actually an Ikea Rast hacked to campaign perfection:

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So what do you guys think?  Is anyone else crushing on Mr. Campaign quite like I am?  He is VERY trendy right now, but as it is a true vintage piece, just with some updated colors, I think it could fit in to a variety of styles and spaces and not look dated 2 years from now.

Happy Saturday to you all; Jefe and I are headed out for our usual Saturday night out: Dodger Stadium!

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(My stripes obsession has progressed to our bedding…. that update to come!)

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7 thoughts on “Current Obsession: Campaign Dressers

  1. I have the same obsession and have had a few grace my life. I repainted a pair of nightstands and have one in my basement waiting to be painted for my son’s room. I have one I am picking up tomorrow – so excited! So happy to find another that loves the campaign dressers as much as I do.

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  2. i love the campaign dresser too! i am thinking of doing one of the DIYs to something from IKEA. also, we tentatively have found an apartment, you will hear more from me soon!!

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  3. This totally makes me think of (and appreciate) the small table/nightstand I have with the Asian inspired hinges. I might have to keep my paintbrushes out to get a nice accent piece going…

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