Plain Vintage Dresser to Shabby Chic Charmer

This is a ca. 1940 dresser that I repaired and refurbished to a pink and white charmer.
I bought this sad dresser from an antique dealer who just did not want to deal with it. It was very plain and painted a sad yellow, and two of its wheels were broken.
This is the before of the mirror which was in surprisingly good shape for its age.
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After adding appliques, replacing the broken wheels with new, old ones, and repairing the veneer I painted it with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.
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I painted the top with 3 slightly, varying shades of gray that I mixed to give it more depth and character after distressing and waxing.
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The large wooden knobs were replaced with vintage, glass ones. I also added floral appliques.
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Close up of center drawer.
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The inside of the drawers were also painted with Old White.
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Here you see a close up of the aging on the mirror near the top.
And there you have it from sad to charming. Have a great day.
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