Friday, June 17, 2011

Start to Finish…


Purchased at Goodwill for $35. 


I cleaned it and took out all the drawers.


Sanded down the top with an electric sander with some pretty gritty paper because the glossy stain was tough to get through.


Removed the hardware.


I stained the top with a walnut paste.  It’s so NICE!  I primed the rest and painted with Valspar’s delicate white.


Then I distressed with some gritty sand paper by hand.  And put the original hardware back on.  It was my first project and now I’m hooked!



Ann from On Sutton Place said...

On word for this...awesome! For your first project this turned out just beautiful. And what a Goodwill never has stuff like this. I am beside you at Marian's linky party. This is great inspiration...I may have to hit my Goodwill a little more often! Following you now too.

Lisa said...

You've done a wonderful job. It looks great. Well done.

WhyCuzICan said...

Wonderful job and what a nice scale of dresser you picked out in the first place. Bravo :)

that sort of thing. said...

Wow! I love your projects! Would you be interested in being featured on a Friday Flip? Check it out and see what you think!

P.S. no pressure.

ally xo