Finally got the pulls and label holders to put the finishing touches on our dresser re-do. A $39 Thomasville Dresser Goodwill find turned into a treasure. Our first attempt at
distressing/repurposing a piece of furniture, and we're very happy with the project. Entire project, including dresser, paint, label holders, pulls, etc., under $100. This is the original post http://www.hometalk.com/tp4omg8nt2#!/637261/...
Actually, the better title might be, "How do you get the 'dead' smell out of furniture?
But don't call the cops on me; this question came from the cops, a CSI friend of mine.
She wrote: "You can imagine that crime scene investigators like me get interesting questions. However, tonight's, though forensically sound, is more appropriate for my Atta Girls. Neighbor: "How do you get the smell of 'dead' out of furniture?" Seems a 78-year-old, sentimental chest of drawers in her garage became home to a decaying critter without her immediate knowledge. She's tried Fabreeze and bleach, which not only didn't work, but also warped a thin, wood packing crate her father used to craft the piece. Any suggestions?"
I gave my pal some suggestions for getting the stench out of old furniture and thrift store finds, which you can read on my blog, Atta Girl Says. But I also wanted to post the query here at Hometalk.
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This is one of my most favorite projects--and I love how pretty and colorful it is too! This pegboard is 6 feet by 4 feet and holds SO much of my most essential crafting tools. See my blog post for the full details!