Updating a Dresser

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“This bedroom set was in my daughter’s room until a couple of years ago, when we moved it into our master bedroom,” Jann explains at Newton Custom Interiors. Although this was a very well-made, sturdy dresser, the top had sustained some water damage at some point, and then there was the faux wicker on those upper drawers….things being what they were, Jann decided it was time to update this dresser.

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Sprucing Up Old Door Hardware

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Sada blogs at For the Love Creations. A few years ago, she and her husband tore down the old pergola over their front door, which left the door exposed to the elements. The recent installation of a new pergola meant it was time for a front door spruce up. After so much time exposed to the elements, the door hardware was looking pretty beat up.

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Waterfall Dresser Gets a Second Chance

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When Gail of My Repurposed Life spotted this waterfall dresser, it’s former owner was just about to break it apart and toss it in the dumpster. It was in really bad shape, having been stored for years in a damp shed.

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Nail and String Cross Art

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Kristi blogs at My Weekly Habit. Years agao, her gandpap made this huge tower of drawers for storage in his garage workshop. When he died, the drawers were passed along to Kristi’s husband. They were full of all kinds of nails, washers, nuts, and bolts. For this project, Kristi tried to incorporate as many of her grandpap’s old nails as she could.

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Sweet Cream and Blue Dresser Makeover

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“One of my readers was wanting to get rid of this giant dresser and wanted to know if I would like to have it for free,” says Shanna from Restoration Redoux. “Of course I jumped on that!”

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From Pine to Shine

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When Amanda from Mommy is Coocoo inherited her parents old bedroom set, she did so with mixed feelings. It was solid wood and in fantastic shape. But that wood was pine with a shiny varnish, and that was a look Amanda wasn’t crazy about. Makeover time!

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Solid Wood Side Table Makeover

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Nicole from Designitgirl was delighted to find this solid wood side table.  The original finish was looking a bit dated, but it had such good bones that she knew with a little TLC it could have a new life.

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Dry Sink Gets a Two Tone Transformation

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When April of House By Hoff spotted this dry sink, it was living in her neighbor’s basement….and her neighbor had plans to throw it away!  April couldn’t let that happen to this charming piece, so it came home with her.

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