Kroehler Dresser Makeover

This dresser started out as the joke of a yard sale I attended. When I told the lady I was going to buy it, she kind of chuckled and said, "This was the one piece at this sale that we didn't think anyone would buy!" It was $2 and I knew it had loads of potential so I was happy to buy it.
The veneer was in horrible shape so I had to remove it all. That is very easy to do with a wet towel. It comes off so easily after letting a soaked towel sit on it for a while. Thanks to for that trick!
Once the veneer was off and I took off the handles and filled the holes, I had a blank slate to work with.
I love finding stamps on furniture that tell me the brand and maker. I am able to find out a lot about a piece when I find treasures like this.
I painted the drawers, top and sides with a light gray color. I left the wood trim around the edge because I love the mix of painted and raw wood.
I added some beautiful knobs from Hickory Hardware and this cast away dresser was complete.
This dresser has come a long way from where it started. You can see more details about this transformation on my blog
Lindsay Eidahl
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