Did you ever have that piece of furniture that you were so attached to that you just couldn't get rid of it even if it didn't have a spot in your house. Well this is that piece for me. I have had this dresser since I was a baby, so of course as my kids would say it is antique. My favorite thing about it is the lines around the top it is just so girly and feminine to me.
Although this dresser has had many looks over the past 30 odd years it just has not been utilized in the right way for a long while and it needed to be brought back to life.
Yeah I know what you are thinking, ugly right. It has been sitting in my laundry room for the past 7 years being used for crafts and tucked away.
I dragged it out to the garage and started to strip down the many layers of paint that were on it. My intentions were to stain the top piece and then paint the rest of the dresser but when I got it down to the wood I seen this. I tried a few different tricks but was not able to get the black marks out. If it was just the little marks I probably would have gone for it but with the big mark in the center I didn't think it would look good. So on to plan B, to paint it.
This little beauty got some new hardware which was painted and sanded to give the look I wanted. And then I couldn't leave the ugly pink drawer lining that has literally been in there since the 80's so the drawers were given a face lift with some new drawer liners that I glued down.
Although I am sad to see this go, she is going on the market this week to hopefully be enjoyed for many more years.