The Easiest Dresser Makeover Ever!

Have one of these in you garage or attic or basement?
This is your standard 1950's/1960's Maple dresser. Solid, sturdy and all of the drawers work. Plus, if it's already somewhere in your house, it's free. But that is about all it has going for it at this point.
A couple of hours and a little chalk paint. Now it is a hole different ballgame. I painted this humble dresser with a robin's egg blue color that I custom mixed from small amounts of two different chalk paints that I already had on hand. The formula is roughly 4 parts white/off white to 1 park light turquoise.
Don't panic if the dresser looks like this after the first coat of paint. It is normal. I took two coats of my custom color to cover my dresser. I let the dresser dry over night and then I went over the entire thing with a fine grit sanding sponge.
I found the brass bail pulls for 99 cents each at D.Lawless Hardware on line. The brass ring pulls I found in my box of old, sort of odds and ends hardware I have kept from previous makeovers. Glad I saved these!
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Paige @ southerncurated
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