Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Dresser Makeover!

I got an itch to spruce up my living room. I've been wanting to paint this dresser, which has been mine since I was 15.  We use it as a TV stand. 

I also wanted our coffee table to match! 

First I remove all hardware. 
Then I started by using my husbands electric  sander and lightly sanded them both. 

Then I used a primer. 

It went on smooth and clear on the dresser but thick and white on the coffee table. Hmph. I was perplexed! 

I let the primer dry, then I sanded the coffee table again. 

Then I painted them both! Here's the secret!!! I used a roller over all of it except the small corners & edges. 

I used two coats of Valspar "Quarry Pond". One quart was more than enough for both. 

Dresser makeover! 

Furniture before and after 


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Staci Moize said...

We're about to repaint our kitchen, and that's about the color it's going to be. :) It's a paler version of that now. Anyway, I love it! Looks so awesome. I am always scared I won't sand my furniture right or something and horribly ruin it. Look at you, breastfeeding AND redoing furniture! Lol