Rescued Red Buffet

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Karin at Art Is Beauty was out with her girlfriends for a birthday lunch when she spotted an old dresser at the side of a city street.  Her friends were nice enough to help her load it up into the back of the minivan and bring it home, where Karin gave it a new life.

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Chippy Veneer Dresser

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Tammy from One More Time received this solid wood empire dresser from a friend. It was in pretty rough shape with water damage and peeling veneer. Tammy’s husband, Mr. OMT, took the castoff under his wing, and fully embraced its unique look.

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Restored Walnut Dresser

restored dresser before

Titia of Crafty in Canada was on her way to her favorite junk store when she spotted a pile of furniture on the side of the road. Amongst the pieces was this painted dresser. Titia says, “I just knew there was something special under all that ugly ewwwy paint.”

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Dresser with Painted Flower

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Karin from Art Is Beauty ended up with this… eh… beauty when her father-in-law brought it home from a dumpster for her. Obviously, he knew of Karin’s miracle-working abilities when it comes to castoff pieces of furniture because this dresser is looking rough to say the least!

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Refinished Walnut Dresser

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Tami from Curb Alert answered an ad on her local Freecycle website and ended up with a broken whitewashed dresser. It was quite the shabby little fellow, but nothing Tami couldn’t tackle when armed with some sandpaper. Tami sanded off all of the dirty, washed out white and replaced it with a rich walnut finish. {…Read More…}

Industrial Style Dresser

After seven years of using a traditional country style dresser someone else left behind from a move, Karen from Redoux decided it was time to finally give the piece a much needed make over. Karen stripped off the white paint and refinished the piece to have an old, weathered look. The icing on the cake {…Read More…}

Distressed Black Dresser

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Charlene from Finally Doing What I Love went to a little auction on her town square one Saturday morning, and came home with several fun finds.  One of them was this cute dresser with curvy legs that she won for $10. The piece was sturdy and came with the original mirror, but it did have {…Read More…}

Ebony Stained Dresser

Jessica from A Smith of All Trades has had this dresser for as long as she can remember. There is even a little blue bead still stuck in the keyhole that her sister put there when they were kiddos. After all those years, there was no denying the fact that it needed an update. Jessica {…Read More…}