Jolaine
Jolaine
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Distressed Furniture


This is a 1990 dresser that I thought had to go but I instead distressed it.  I love they way it turned out.  I had fun working on it.
This is a 1990 dresser that I thought had to go but I instead distressed it. I love they way it turned out. I had fun working on it.
The original dresser prior to distressing.
The original dresser prior to distressing.
I painted it barn red first.
I painted it barn red first.
I actually liked it red but I kept going with white chalk paint.  (I made the chalk paint myself, it's so easy and cheap to make)
I actually liked it red but I kept going with white chalk paint. (I made the chalk paint myself, it's so easy and cheap to make)
Painted with white chalk paint and prior to the sanding for the distressed look.
Painted with white chalk paint and prior to the sanding for the distressed look.
I love the way it turned out.
I love the way it turned out.

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  • LaVonne
    on Apr 26, 2014

    I liked it better in the before pic. To each his own I guess.

  • Jolaine
    on Apr 28, 2014

    I suppose so!!! Thanks for looking!

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