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Refinished Dresser with Chalk Paint

Refinished Dresser with Chalk Paint

Several weeks ago I revealed part of my living room and my storage solution for my clothes due to teeny tiny closets.

Today I thought I would show you how I refinished the dresser with chalk paint and turned it from drab to fab.

I found this dresser at Habitat ReStore. Here’s what it looked like before. I loved the shape and curves it had, but it was definitely in need of some TLC.

The first thing I did was to take out all the drawers. I wanted to start by painting those first.

Before painting, be sure to take off all the hardware. I kept the hardware all together in a Ziploc bag. I LOVED the original hardware and wanted to it them on the finished product, so it was important not to misplace any screws, etc.

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How to Revamp Your Old Kitchen Table {Using Chalk Paint}

Dining-Room-Table-Close-Up

Well friends, I finally did it. I can now finally say I have used chalk paint. I had wanted to give it a try for a while with all the buzz I’ve been hearing about it, but never really had the right project. Well the right project finally came along with my new/old dining room set.

When I moved down to Greenville, my parents gave me their old kitchen table that had been sitting in my grandparent’s garage for a few years to use in my new place. Since I didn’t already have a kitchen table, a free table was definitely appealing. Plus, given that I didn’t have a job lined up right away, buying a kitchen table and chairs was out of the question. But, the downside was that it looked like this.

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