First Furniture Purchase Gets a Little Love

A Little Claireification dresser before

Over at A Little Claireification, this dresser was the first piece of furniture Claire purchased after she graduated from college.  It was in her bedroom until she and her husband could afford a bedroom set, then went to live in her oldest son’s room and has been there ever since.

A Little Claireification dresser before

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Broken Dresser Becomes a Colorful Entertainment Center

Upcycle Addict entertainment center before

“I just feel the need to ‘save’ all the discarded pieces of furniture,” confesses Sherry, the Upcycle Addict.  That’s why she brought home this dresser with a broken door and damaged top.

Upcycle Addict entertainment center before

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This Rescue Sails Under the Union Jack

Refunk My Junk union jack dresser before

Over at Refunk My Junk, Hayden tells us, “This dresser was sitting out on trash day at my neighbors house.  I yelled for my hubby and he helped me tote it over to be refinished–with a color twist.”

Refunk My Junk union jack dresser before

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Dresser Rescue with a Fun Take on Stripes

Denise Designed ikea dresser before

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

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Castaway Dresser Gets Ombre-fied

Restoration Redoux ombre dresser after

Over at Restoration Redoux, Shanna’s friend gave her a few pieces of furniture that the didn’t want anymore, including this dresser.  “This was the first piece I’ve completed that didn’t have any hardware, so since the fronts were so plain to begin with, I decided to focus on the color,” Shanna explains.

Restoration Redoux ombre dresser before

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Broken Dresser Becomes an Armoire

Unexpected Transformations dresser before

Annie blogs at Unexpected Transformations.  “I was given this dresser from a friend who didn’t quite know what to do with it, she says.  The finish was worn and on some of the upper drawers, the slides had broken off.

Unexpected Transformations dresser before

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Girls’ Bedroom Furniture Gets a Boyish New Look

The Happy Housie red striped night stand before

“This nightstand was given to us by a friend when her parents were getting rid of her childhood bedroom suite,” says Krista of The Happy Housie.  She was redoing her son’s bedroom, and decided to revamp the little nightstand for use in there.

The Happy Housie red striped night stand before

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Trashed Dresser Rescued and Refreshed

Homemade by Carmona dresser before

Ursula blogs at Home Made By Carmona.  A thoughtful friend (and fellow DIYer) spotted this dresser on the side of the road and picked it up for Ursula.

Homemade by Carmona dresser before

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