Taking the 70s out of the Dresser

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Taryn inherited a dresser with great clean lines that was the perfect size for her daughter’s room. Unfortunately, it “was clearly a victim to some serious orange spray paint in the 70’s.” What’s a gal to do? At Design, Dining, and Diapers she’s working a pastel-friendly transformation with the help of chalk paint powder!

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Dresser Revamp, New York City Style

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At Makin’ My Apt a Home, Arod’s daughter has been wanting a New York City theme for her bedroom. Mom decided to make it a reality, and the first step was transforming this hand-me-down dresser.

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Mid Century Mod Dress Update in Gold and White

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“This dresser was part of my bedroom set growing up,” Abby explains at Just a Girl and Her Blog, “and I took it with me when I left my parents’ house and never gave it back.” She’s used the dresser in different ways around her house, even painting it black several years ago, as you see in the picture below.

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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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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…}

A Dresser Makeover Inspired by the Rocky Mountains

Lake Girl Paints old dresser

When Deb’s friend brought a dresser to her to be refinished, the dresser had been recently dug out of a basement.  Her friend wanted it refinished for her home in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.  At Lake Girl Paints, Deb shares the makeover.

Lake Girl Paints old dresser

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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.

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