A while back I bought this very ugly dresser at the Goodwill.Before:
After walking by the first time, I went back and gave the dresser a second more thorough inspection. The dresser was made of solid wood and had dove tailed drawers, (even if one of them did not have a bottom) so I bought it and brought it home.
As you can see the front of all the drawers were covered in some kind of paper and it was not coming off easily. I think someone wallpapered it to the drawer fronts.
I did a quick search on Pinterest to see how to remove wallpaper with a home-made solution and then I mixed up vinegar and hot water in a spray bottle and proceeded to spray and scrape. The paper finally came off and the dresser was pretty again! I also sanded off the dark green paint from the top and built a drawer bottom from left over wood.
Amanda from Reloved Living had contacted me about using knobs from her new line on a piece of furniture. I thought this would be a great one, so she sent over 8 gorgeous ceramic knobs in a pretty aqua green color. I painted the dresser in Miss Mustard Seed Mustard Yellow and after scraping the chips off, I sealed it with dark wax/hemp oil. The Aqua/green knobs really POP against the yellow drawers.
|Chippy Goodness with a ceramic pop!|
|Market sign made from an old fence board|
|Such a pretty dresser under the old paper!|
|Natural Wood Top|
Amanda was very happy with the dresser and it sold fast in her shop!
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