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Gorgeous Before and After: Refinished Dresser

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I found an incredible solid wood, serpentine front dresser on Craigslist for $50! All it needed was a bit of refinishing to make it shine.
  • gorgeous before and after refinished dresser, chalk paint, painted furniture
Before: in good shape, but the finish had a lot of wear.
  • gorgeous before and after refinished dresser, chalk paint, painted furniture
  • gorgeous before and after refinished dresser, chalk paint, painted furniture
  • gorgeous before and after refinished dresser, chalk paint, painted furniture
I decided to stain the top, and paint the bottom with Annie Sloan Aubusson Blue Chalk Paint. Starting to strip the top!
  • gorgeous before and after refinished dresser, chalk paint, painted furniture
Here you can see the difference between the painted drawer with no wax, and the painted drawer with dark wax. It muted the bright blue, and added a lot of character.
  • gorgeous before and after refinished dresser, chalk paint, painted furniture
The finished product - now one of my favorite pieces!
  • gorgeous before and after refinished dresser, chalk paint, painted furniture
If you would like more details on how I refinished this piece, check out my blog at www.practicallyrevived.com!

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  • Coddingphotography
    Coddingphotography Virginia Beach, VA
    on Mar 12, 2015

    Breathtaking! You are a genius!👏

  • Melissa Ballard
    Melissa Ballard Niceville, FL
    on May 6, 2015

    Oh my this has got to be one of the prettiest re-done pieces I have seen on here. Excellent job!!

  • Lance irwin
    Lance irwin Sherman Oaks, CA
    on Aug 11, 2015

    That's stunning!

  • Della
    Della Sugar Land, TX
    on Aug 27, 2015

    Absolutely gorgeous!!

  • Liz gregory
    Liz gregory Mahwah, NJ
    on Aug 27, 2015

    this is one of the nicest refinishing projects I've ever seen! It's spectacular! You must be so proud of yourself. great job!!!

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