Pop of Color for a Vintage Dresser

Primer and Pinated Nails dresser before

Kelly blogs over at Primer and Painted Nails.  ”I got a call from my neighbor the other day because her sister had several pieces of furniture she just wanted gone,” she says.  This dresser was one of them.

Primer and Pinated Nails dresser before

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Keeping Clutter at Bay with a Furniture Makeover

Names on the Jersey Shore nightstand before

At Names on the Jersey Shore, Susan discovered one disadvantage when she upgraded to a flat screen TV on the wall.   “The table we had the old tv on was quickly becoming a clutter spot,”  she notes.  ”It’s that spot that everyone dumps everything.  Obviously we needed a piece of furniture that was smaller but still had room for the Fios box & the Wii, etc.”

Names on the Jersey Shore nightstand before

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Dresser to Media Console

Simple Redesign dresser before

Julie blogs at Simple Redesign.  When she acquired this piece, she decided that having it continue it’s life as a dresser really wasn’t an option.  ”I never really liked the waffle pattern on the top drawers.  I originally tried to convince myself that it was kinda cool and different, but in the end, they had to go!” she exclaims.

Simple Redesign dresser before

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70′s Dresser Becomes Media Console

Just Trying to Make Cents media console before

Jaye from Just Tryin’ to Make Cents of It All tells us, “We needed a TV Console for our new TV and I just knew I could find something at my favorite thrift store.”  She found a heavy-duty dresser (circa 1970)that probably came as a matching set with a groovy waterbed.

Just Trying to Make Cents media console before

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Media Console from a Dresser

Crafting in the Rain console before

Guest posting at Crafting in the Rain, Kathi says that she had been considering building a new TV console, but was a little nervous about how it would turn out.  When she saw a listing for a free dresser on Craigslist, Kathi decided to take it and forget about building.

Crafting in the Rain console before

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Versatile Console

Liz Marie Blog console before

Liz Marie, the gal behind Liza Marie Blog, got this old TV console from a Craigslist ad.  When she brought it home, she discovered it was much more beat up than she had realized.  So, she put some elbow grease into fixing it and giving it a painted makeover.

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Barnwood Media Tower

pile of old wood

Brooke from Killer B Designs couldn’t help but get excited when she got her hands on a bunch of old wood from a broken ranch fence. The grayed boards were perfect for building a rustic media tower and only required the purchase of a few 1x2s for a frame. Brooke says, “The best part about {…Read More…}

Glazed Media Cabinet

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Lisa from Recaptured Charm got this chest when her husband found it sitting curbside awaiting the garbage truck. Lisa says, “This was most definitely roadkill.” It was pretty scratched up, and the appliques on the front were broken in several places. The chest was solid wood though and most definitely not beyond on hope. With {…Read More…}