Dresser Hutch Makeover

Sandra Villarreal
by Sandra Villarreal
4 Materials
$80
1 Week
Easy
Old Dresser Hutch gets a makeover.
First I removed the mirrior, wooden panel, all hardware, and drawers. Since I used chalk paint, I didn't need to do any prepping or sanding. I gave it a good wipe down to remove any dirt.
I found this dresser hutch on my local sales app. for $80. I knew instantly what I wanted to do.
So then I painted away. It took about 3 coats of white chalk paint by Wavely. I don't know about you but painting is so therapeutic for me. Having 4 kiddos, I sure need something to relax me.
Once paint was dried, I then distressed all corners and in between the cracks and sealed it with clear wax from Waverly. I really love that rustic vintage farmhouse look and it was turning out just as I imagined.
All done. I replaced all hardware and chalked painted the wood panel behind the mirrior black. I also left 2 drawers out and made them into shelves. It definitely turned out better than I thought it would be. I debated wether to keep the piece for myself but I decided to resell. I paid $80 and resold for $275. Not to bad being that I had almost all my supplies on hand already. Now on to my next project.
Suggested materials:
  • Old dresser hutch   (Local sales app.)
  • Black/white chalk paint
  • Sanding block
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  • Donna Beland Webster Donna Beland Webster on Jun 13, 2017
    Came out beautiful. Is it the angle of the picture or is the left drawer handle crooked ?

  • Carla Carla on Jan 18, 2019

    very nice love it, can you use wood colors?

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  • Necee Marie Necee Marie on Jan 25, 2019

    I want one!

  • Yvette Mozol Yvette Mozol on Nov 24, 2021

    I love it too. You had a great vision for this piece. I love looking at all these furniture transformations on this site, which in turn give me some great ideas on how to refinish my own projects.

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