Paint Stick Herringbone Dresser

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Here’s a rescue of my own that I shared at Infarrantly Creative. This brown dresser was one a friend was getting ready to toss out, but she passed it along to me, instead.

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A Dresser Gets Feathers and Fun Again

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“I found this dresser sitting on the curb on garbage day when I was out walking, my dog, Buddy,” Erin explains at DIY Passion. “Hilarity ensued and it did eventually end up in my car and in our sunroom, where it sat, musty and yucky for months until I started to come up with a whole space vision.”

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Bright Dresser Makeover

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At The New Vintage, Mei used a mistinted can of paint to give this mid century modern dresser a snazzy new look. “I must confess that I am addicted to using mistint paints for two great reasons: 1) Environmentally friendlier. I am recycling paints that for some reason other people don’t want; 2) Economical – you get the paints for a bargain,” Mei explains.

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New Look for a Nightstand

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Kristi of My Weekly Habit tells us, “I had a sturdy but dated nightstand that was given to me by my mother-in-law as part of a set for our spare bedroom. When I changed our spare bedroom over to an office, I had some homeless furniture.” Instead of kicking it to the curb, Kristi decided to give it a makeover.

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Broken Dresser Lives Again

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Karen spotted this broken dresser on one of her tree lawn hunts for furniture. Despite it’s poor condition, she brought it home for a makeover, and tells us all about it at The Salvaged Boutique.

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Redoing a Floral Dresser

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This flowery dresser has been in Jess’s family for years. It made the rounds through various rooms in her parent’s home, ending up in the laundry room. “When my parents went to remodel their laundry room, the flower-covered dresser was going to be kicked to the curb if I didn’t save it,” Jess explains at A Smith of All Trades.

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Photo Finish for a Hand-Me-Down Dresser

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Like I’ve said before, not every old piece of furniture needs a major overhaul to become beautiful and/or useful again.  An old Ikea Malm dresser at {BD} Photography is the perfect example.  Bridgette shares how this hand-me-down from friends got a new look.   This particular Malm dresser needed a small repair, which Bridgette took {…Read More…}

Friends Don’t Let Friends Keep Ugly Dressers

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As anyone with any experience in makeovers well knows….some before pictures are downright scary!  Take this dresser that was given to Danielle by a friend, for example.  She tells us at her blog, Antique Recreation,  “Someone put a lot of work into this finish, and I’m sure someone else would love it…but it wasn’t my {…Read More…}