Category: Dressers

9 Most Popular Projects of 2018

Happy new year, Friends!  I always love to take a look back at the past year of projects to see how far I’ve come and how much I’ve accomplished.  I had a lot of fun walking down memory lane, assembling this post.  I don’t really keep up with my Facebook Insights, so I had no […]

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Classy Small Dresser Makeover | Navy and Rose Gold

navy blue dresser after

Hey Friends!  We got the first snow of the season here in Wisconsin today.  And in case you’re wondering, yes, this is pretty early for us.  I’m not ready!  Ready for Christmas season?  Sure!  But not ready for 20 degrees and snowing. But let’s talk about happier things, like this dresser makeover.   I got this […]


Antique Dresser Refresh

antique dresser after

Hi Friends!  Today I’ve got a really satisfying project for you.  My sister-in-law was getting rid of this 3-drawer dresser, and asked me to come pick it up.  It was in really great structural shape, just a bit worn out.  Age and patina are good in my book, but this was not in a good […]

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Pink Watercolor MCM Chest of Drawers

MCM dresser before & after

My family took our usual summer vacation at the end of July to a cottage in the Minoqua area in Northern Wisconsin.  But we added a little vacation within a vacation to the Porcupine Mountains in the upper peninsula of Michigan.  I always love to explore new places, especially when there is tons of natural […]


MCM Dresser Gets a Fresh Modern Update with Paint

This dresser belongs to my client, Theresa.  I have to admit, I don’t really get the hype around MCM (mid-century modern) furniture.  This incorporates furniture manufactured between 1945 and the mid-1970’s.  Maybe it reminds me of my childhood, not in a good way, like avocado-colored appliances and linoleum floors.  But I know a lot of […]


Red Farmhouse Dresser

My mom picked up this piece for me at Goodwill, and I think she was so excited about it she forgot to really look at it. That happens to me too.  I get so excited about the potential makeover that I don’t look inside drawers and inspect each element.  This dresser had cracks up the […]