Lisa @ {createinspire}
Lisa @ {createinspire}
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  • Shawano, WI

Lowboy Dresser Makeover


This pretty little lowboy dresser was in sorry shape with all its broken and loose veneer. There was no way to salvage the drawers so I opted to refinish the top and paint the rest. She's sitting pretty now! Check out all the details here: http://createinspireme.blogspot.com/2014/03/serpentine-low-boy-w-mirror.html
lowboy dresser makeover, painted furniture
Before-Hard to see but there's huge chunks of veneer missing off of both top drawers and it was cracked and coming off. I simply removed it and sanded smooth.
Before-Hard to see but there's huge chunks of veneer missing off of both top drawers and it was cracked and coming off. I simply removed it and sanded smooth.
The top was a pretty piece of birds eye maple.  I carefully sanded it all down and stained it darker than the original to really pop the grain.
The top was a pretty piece of birds eye maple. I carefully sanded it all down and stained it darker than the original to really pop the grain.
I lined the drawers and ...
I lined the drawers and ...
...replaced the wooden knobs with these pretty, vintage knobs.
...replaced the wooden knobs with these pretty, vintage knobs.
This color is Sweetie Jane from Sweet Pickins milk paint.  Such a pretty color!
This color is Sweetie Jane from Sweet Pickins milk paint. Such a pretty color!
And, here she is AFTER!
And, here she is AFTER!

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