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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Another Dresser : )

It's no secret that dressers are my favorite pieces of furniture to redo.  I found this one on CL and it was in really great shape to start.  The top was pretty beat up, but other than that, it was fine.  I sanded the top down with my orbital sander and stained it with Minwax "Dark Walnut".  I then sanded the drawer fronts down a little because there were a few scratches.  I painted the whole thing with ASCP in "Aubusson" and then heavily distressed.  The entire piece is sealed with clear poly.  I gave the hardware a quick update with an oil rubbed bronze spray.



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  1. Girl you are rockin that color. I love the style of this dresser and the two tone finish is AWESOME!
    Rachel @ remastered Relics

  2. Love this, so pretty! It turned out wonderful! Happy weekend to you! xx Holly

  3. Oh Sara I absolutely love this dresser - beautiful job!

  4. I'm loving your dresser. It's amazing what the right paint color and lots of elbow grease can do. great transformation.

  5. Looks so good! I redid a desk that my husband had (and destroyed) as a kid. Boy, from that experience I sure hope you had an electric sander. Whew!

  6. Sarah, What a wonderful transformation and I love the color! Thank you for sharing this at the Open House Party and I am now following on GFC.

  7. looks fabulous. found you via MMS's party where i'm partying too. would love to have you as a follower.

    smiles and happy weekend.


  8. Sarah, That looks beautiful! I have not tried that color of paint yet. I just love it! Found you over at Classy Clutter. Life to the full, Melissa @

  9. That's a pretty piece of furniture and you gave it a whole new outlook on life. A much more promising and fun one. It's beautiful.

  10. Came over from Nifty Thrifty. Great job distressing the finish on this lovely dresser. The color looks wonderful against the stained top.

    Distressed Donna Down Home

  11. beautiful! i love those details on it! gorgeous!

  12. So very pretty after her makeover. I'm now following with linky. I have an awesome GIVEAWAY going on…like to shop? If you do…hop over and enter my $100 SHOPPING SPREE GIVEAWAY.