Dresser Rescue with a Fun Take on Stripes

Denise has been working on giving her closet a complete overhaul, and needed a dresser to contain some of the clothing.  When her neighbor decided to put this dresser out for the trash, Denise eagerly picked it up and took it home for a makeover, and blogged about it at Denise Designed.

Denise Designed ikea dresser before

This was an old Ikea dresser.  After removing the hardware and doing prep basics like sanding and filling holes, she gave it a coat of creamy white paint.  Next, Denise tried out a new product from Frog Tape called Shape Tape.  The kind she used made a wavy stripe that looks just like ric-rac trim.  She applied the tape onto the drawer fronts and painted over it with bright fuschia to create a funky take on stripes.  With the addition of new hardware, this trashed dresser is now a work of art!  I think it’s too pretty to hide away in a closet!

Denise Designed ikea dresser after

Find out more about Denise’s refinishing techniques for this rescued dresser at Denise Designed.

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