Vintage and Teal Dresser Upcycle

5 Materials
4 Days

This dresser was a steal! I love the beauty of this vintage dresser with all its moldings! Although when I got it, it was far from its prime. But nothing a little sanding and tsp and paint can’t fix!

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The before picture is always so thrilling!

before... you could say it needed some work


I had a friend sand this for me, and he did an amazing job! A lot of hand sanding but it made my job a lot easier

Prime time

Primed this beauty with zinsser shellac based primer which, if you have been following be for a while you know this is my go to! I knew this one would be a bleeder.

Paint colour

This is country chic’s Wanderess! It turned out to be the perfect colour even tho I was sceptical.

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1st coat

Stain the legs

I used provincial mini wax for the legs

Original handles - restained

Restained in verathanes rustic bronze

Time for top coat application

I used varathanes waterbased non yellowing satin top coat! About 3X


Ahh I got so much more love on this piece then I thought I was going to! I am so glad I went bold with the colour 🥰🥰

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