This is an easy 3 drawer dresser makeover with paint, new hardware and some cleaning. It was an easy makeover, but made this piece brand new.
I had really good intentions of sharing this with you guys last fall right after I had it completed...but if I'm being honest, this project ...
The Difference Between Furniture Wax and Glaze There are a few factors that I keep in mind when deciding which finish I want to use. Let's explore the similarities and differences between furniture wax and glaze.
Do you know how THRILLING it is to find something decent in or around a dumpster? I found a bookshelf missing all the inner parts (shelves) several months ago. I thought inspiration would hit right away. Instead, the perfectly good bookshelf shell languished in my garage, collecting dust. In my very concerted effort to use
#MondayMakeoversWithFallon Happy Monday! I originally planned on a different makeover today but when I posted this dresser yesterday I received a ton of comments and questions, so I decided to write a blog post on it to help you guys out!
I hadn't done an antique dresser turned kitchen island in a while, but when I saw this piece, I knew it would be perfect. I painted the case in a cheerful custom blue with a little green undertone named 'Bluebird'. I changed the drawer pulls out for vintage brass ones with a little more oomph. I left the birds eye maple center panel on the drawer unpainted, and instead sanded and sealed it, because it's so pretty! I removed the bottom two drawers and added pine shelves that match the new top. Finally, I finished it on all four sides. It's a great storage and counter top solution for a country kitchen, but would also be fantastic as a flat screen tv stand!