Shari Veater
Shari Veater
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  • Coeur D Alene, ID

Bedroom Furniture Makeover


My oldest daughter needed a new dresser so we found one at a thrift store for $40. It is sturdy but had a dark wood stain on it and a rail along the middle top of the dresser.
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She removed the rail and filled the wholes with wood putty. Then she got out the hand sander and went to town!
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Filled in holes from larger drawer pull.
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3 coats of primer!
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Gray satin paint and glass knobs from Hobby Lobby.
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Aqua spray paint for a pop of contrast.
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Onto the desk for her daughter! She sanded, primed and painted again...the desk, stool and headboard
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A soft Pink paint, gold trim with Aqua drawers and silver knobs sprayed gold..and the stool covered in a pink chenille.
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My 7 year old granddaughter LOVES her new set!

Suggested materials:

  • Orbit hand sander, Kilz primer, light gray satin paint, pink satin paint, Aqua and Gold spray paint,  (Hobby Lobby for the knobs, Home Depot for the paint.)

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  • Kathryne Williams Davis
    on May 21, 2016

    Great for right now and in the future. I can already see a more sophisticated look for this set in just a few years. For now -Fabulous.

  • Heather
    on May 25, 2016

    Your hard work was so worth it for the furniture and the little girl`s happy smile :)

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