Thursday, January 11, 2007

Rescued dresser

This is a project I completed a while ago, but wanted to include it.
This dresser used to be bright purple and pretty beaten up. It was mine from when I was a wee child. It was then past down to my two other sisters, where it accumulated writings of old boyfriend's phone numbers and really bizarre "art" drawings. I decided to save this poor dresser from the dumpster.

So I sanded, painted and then covered the front of the drawers with wallpaper (anaglyptic wall paper). I wiped the front wallpaper down with a sponge and some brown stain to give it some depth. I also updated the knobs with some iron ones.
Now I have a brand new piece of furniture.


monica said...

I think it's fantastic!!

Anonymous said...

I have been looking every where for an example of this same project that is in my head. It's perfect! I love it. You did an amazing job! How did you fasten the wallpaper to the wood? If you wouldn't mind emailing me:

Anonymous said...

Just want to say what a great blog you got here!
I've been around for quite a lot of time, but finally decided to show my appreciation of your work!

Thumbs up, and keep it going!