Well, I have to say, I think this is the first gang-related rescue I've ever featured. Ha! Candice of The ReFab Diaries found this gang-tagged dresser outside her Chicago apartment building. In need of an inexpensive storage solution for the craft room she was making, she brought it in from off the street.
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.
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.