Unique Dresser Makeover

2 Materials
$40
2 Hours
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Just because it's a dresser doesn't mean it has to go in the bedroom. I took two small dressers and turned them into a unique focal point (which included a vinyl tree on the wall) with some paint and cut out letters. And of course a quote I loved. Dec 2015 UPDATE: I've had several ask about the tree. I got it on eBay at the time but you can find several stores on Amazon that carry it though its a bit pricer. VINYL TREES TO PURCHASE

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SUPPLIES

Paint

Cut out letters for quote (or purchased vinyl ones)

Mod Podge for letters

These were the original small dressers.

I removed the knobs.

Then I spray painted the fronts of the drawers only.

I choose a quote that I loved and cut out the letters using my Silhouette Cutter. Though you can buy ready made vinyl sayings.

I lined up my quote and attached it with spray adhesive.

Then I used Mod Podge over the front. More details on my site link below.

Suggested materials:

  • Mod Podge
  • Paint

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Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!

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Have a question about this project?

2 questions
  • Tracyg
    on Dec 3, 2015

    I love this! Where did you get the vinyl tree from, if you don't mind me asking?

    • Jewellmartin
      on Nov 6, 2019

      Wish.com carries many vinyl stick-on sayings. This arrangement makes the tree seem alive. Jewell

  • Terry
    on May 21, 2020

    I really like the dressers, but, where did you get the stencil for that tree?

    • Terry
      on May 22, 2020

      Thank you Nancy, I have a bare wall of a bedroom I'm decorating for my granddaughter, when she comes to stay with me. I think a tree like this would be perfect.

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  • Wease De Haven Rainey
    on Oct 7, 2019

    I absolutley love that quote. Thank you for showing us that it can go anywhere.

  • Susie
    on Nov 5, 2019

    I can't help but wish this quote were true.......I guess I'm just paying attention......

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