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"A designer knows when he has reached perfection not when there is nothing left to add but when there is nothing left to take away."

Antione de Sainte-Exupery

dresser makeover 2 - after

Remember the new dresser I bought for the guest bedroom? It was the perfect size, and the perfect configuration. (I really loved that 9-drawer configuration.) But the color was…well…it left a lot to be desired for me. That dark finish was fine, but I’m much more of a painted wood kind of person. And with a stained bed and a stained writing desk in the room already, another large stained piece of furniture was just too much for me. So I painted it the same blue that I used on the opposite mural wall. Here it is dressed in its new color… Ahhhh, yes. This is so much more me, right? I just love how it turned out! The color I used is a custom color that I had mixed to use as the base color for the mural wall. You can see the formula here… So let me walk you through the steps that I took to paint this dresser. How to paint a stained wood dresser: 1. Sand the original finish. This dresser was new with a very shiny factory finish on it. So I started by sanding the whole thing by hand with 220-grit sandpaper. This helps […]

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dresser makeover 2 - after

Remember the new dresser I bought for the guest bedroom? It was the perfect size, and the perfect configuration. (I really loved that 9-drawer configuration.) But the color was…well…it left a lot to be desired for me. That dark finish was fine, but I’m much more of a painted wood kind of person. And with a stained bed and a stained writing desk in the room already, another large stained piece of furniture was just too much for me. So I painted it the same blue that I used on the opposite mural wall. Here it is dressed in its new color… Ahhhh, yes. This is so much more me, right? I just love how it turned out! The color I used is a custom color that I had mixed to use as the base color for the mural wall. You can see the formula here… So let me walk you through the steps that I took to paint this dresser. How to paint a stained wood dresser: 1. Sand the original finish. This dresser was new with a very shiny factory finish on it. So I started by sanding the whole thing by hand with 220-grit sandpaper. This helps […]

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