A couple of weeks ago I was out garage saling and came across this dresser for $10. It was sturdy and was in decent shape. Sold!
We reinforced the drawer bottoms so they would be strong.
I lightly sanded everything.
I wiped all of the dust off with a microfiber cloth.
I applied a light coat of primer using a little foam roller. It was EASY!
I used Minted Lemon paint from Home Depot.
I again used the foam roller and it went on smooth!
It was HOT yesterday, so the paint dried very quickly. I put two coats on everything.
I bought these stars years ago. With the hole in the center, I knew they'd be perfect for drawer pulls.
Using a long screw and a 1" metal extender (my husband says it's called a ferrule), I was able to make my own.
Because I was using a silver bolt and a rusty star, I wanted to make the bolt look like it belonged there. I dipped the head of the bolt into the Perma Blue and it was dark. (magic!!) I could have made the extenders dark too, but since they really aren't seen, I didn't do them.
I thought about stenciling numbers on each drawer, but think the dresser is decorated enough right now with the star pulls.
I put the decorated Coke crate on it along with a birdhouse. I will have to move the flag art up a bit, but haven't yet...
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