Ideas updating old dresser
Get the step-by-step instructions Chalkboard paint doesn't have to be black.Try a bold color to turn an old eyesore into an artist's canvas — or use it as a way to label the contents of each drawer. Automotive paints applied to wood and metal furniture result in glossy, sparkly factory finishes.This old dresser – found at a re-sale shop – was painted in stripes then bold flowers cut from wrapping paper were decoupaged to the surface to provide a burst of color.
Or, if a soft, vintage look is more your style, opt for pale aqua or yellow with a shabby, timeworn finish. While she appreciated its clean lines and symmetrical construction, Barb wanted to change the drawer pulls and cover the wood veneer. Painter's tape Barb couldn't wait to put her own stamp on the Danish modern dresser. Picture frames and chalkboard paint added to the center of each drawer front serve as name plates.This gives each family member a designated place to store their winter gear and accessories.