Hand Me Down Dresser Gets a Two Tone Makeover

Creatively Living simple dresser

When Katie of Creatively Living moved into a new home, her mother in law gifted her with several older dressers.  One day, Katie realized that one of those dressers would fit perfectly in her entryway, providing a good storage spot for gloves, hats, etc.  It just needed some sprucing up to be worthy of being the first thing people saw when they opened the door.

Creatively Living simple dresser

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Dresser Gets a Whole New Use–and Look!

Two Wongs Make a Right dresser before

Over at Two Wongs Make a Right, Rachel had been scouring the classifieds for an affordable combination dresser/changing table for the nursery.  Unfortunately, nothing had appeared that met her needs.  One day, a co-worker that was listening sympathetically offered up a dresser that she was trying to get rid of.

Two Wongs Make a Right dresser before

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Dresser to Chest Transformation

Unexpected Transformations dresser before

This old, beat up dresser was one that Annie’s husband was ready to toss in the burn pile.  Despite the missing drawer and peeling veneer, Annie was sure it could be salvaged, and she blogged about it at Unexpected Transformations.

Unexpected Transformations dresser before

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Trashed Dresser Turned to Treasure

Through the Dutch Door dresser before

Misty blogs at Through the Dutch Door.  She had an old dresser that needed a redo, and she also wanted to try chalk paint for the first time.  So this dresser became the perfect experiment!

Through the Dutch Door dresser before

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Free Furniture Gets a New Look

High Style Restyle dresser before

“This beautiful chest was the victim of divorce and neither party wanted to take it with them,” says Amy of High Style Restyle.  She happened to be in the right place at the right time, so their loss was her gain.

High Style Restyle dresser before

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Updating a Childhood Dresser for the Next Generation

Just a Girl and Her Blog dresser before

Abby from Just A Girl and Her Blog admits that she took this dresser with her when she moved away from home, and never gave it back.  It’s currently housed in her sons’ bedroom, which is undergoing a makeover.  Abby decided to give the dresser a new look, too.

Just a Girl and Her Blog dresser before

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Bedside Table Found Curbside Gets An Aztec Makeover

2nd Funniest Thing bedside table before

Marta blogs at 2nd Funniest Thing.  There, she shares the makeover of a bedside table that she found during her neighborhood’s last junk collection day.  The color and pattern for this makeover was inspired by an Aztec print sweater that she loves to wear.

2nd Funniest Thing bedside table before

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Love Orange and Stripes? You’ve Got to See this Rescue!

Nicer Than New desk and chair before

“I don’t seem to be able to turn down decent free furniture even when I DO NOT need it,” laughs Joan of Nicer Than New.  “A few months ago, I was given a child’s desk and dresser. I offered them to my niece and I painted them up for my 7-year-old GREAT nephew.”

Nicer Than New desk and chair before

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