#4: DIY- Dresser Makeover #4: Tried this about a month ago. SO worth it. It was actually a desk I saved from the rain when someone decided it was Free and too painted on to help. I gave it some love and now it's what I do my crafting on! =3 Paintings Furniture, Old Furniture, Wood Furniture, Old Dressers, Paintings Dressers, Refinishing Furniture, Furniture Paintings, Paintings Wood, Repaint Furniture
This chick is awesome! Great step by step directions with helpful product sharing! Centsational Girl » Blog Archive » Two Tone Treasure + How to Paint Furniture
IKEA Hack: Tarva Dresser into a Rolling Desk. Good tutorial, lots of pix. Could use this as nightstands, too.
DIY dresser dress-up. Great tutorial that includes textured wallpaper, paint, and adding some white trimming.
This is actually a really excellent guide on restoring old furniture. How to Refinish Furniture Without Stripping
For a hand rubbed matte finish, choose a furniture wax protectant like Briwax, Minwax clear, SC Johnson, or Annie Sloan. For this dresser, I used the Briwax clear paste wax, applied with a cotton rag and buffed to soft glow. I cleaned up the pulls with the tips I mentioned in this post about polishing brass hardware.