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Winter White perks up sad little dresser

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

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I love this  dresser with the little mirror panel.  I think there was at one time a wood panel with a hinge, but it’s gone. Now there’s just the little mirror that lifts up to reveal the contents of the drawer. This would be a great place for jewelry, huh.

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She was a sad looking thing sitting in the thrift shop but I saw her potential. The guy who helped me load her up said she had only been on the floor about 5 minutes. Lucky me, came in at just the right time!

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I painted her and her original hardware an off-white and used my handy-dandy electric sander for some heavy duty distressing.

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She looks so fresh and clean now.
Thanks for stopping by. Let me know what you think of the makeover.

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9 Responses

  1. She does look fresh and clean and beautiful! Also, I was honored with the Liebster Blog Award and am excited to pass it on to you! Head over to http://amotherandadaughter.blogspot.com/ Friday 1/27 to check out the details!

  2. outjunking says:

    Really like the white against that mirror. Bright and cheerful, great for a wintry wet and gloomy season.
    Lisa

  3. Meg says:

    I love the mirror, too! What a fun feature! White really worked for this piece, it looks fantastic! Great job!

  4. oh wow! i love the style of this one- the hardware is gorgeous!

  5. thanks Cassie, the hardware is really cool

  6. That is so cute! Great work.

  7. Anonymous says:

    thanks

  8. George Smith says:

    This is a very interesting piece of furniture. This would be an awesome computer desks in my office. You did an awesome job in transforming this old furniture into something elegant.

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