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Y’all, we tend to get easily excited about most things, but we are seriously so excited to show you this dresser transformation! You know when you’re spinning your wheels trying to figure out what you’re going to do and the idea just hits you? That is exactly what happened in this case. We are part of a group called the Fab Furniture Flippin Contest and lucky for us, this month the sponsor is D. Lawless Hardware, who makes beautiful pieces. We got these milk glass drawer pulls that we absolutely love! Aren’t they gorgeous? We also knew that we wanted to paint this dresser…the icing on the cake was that this was a free curbside find! The dresser had been black and missing knobs and we had painted some wooden knobs for a temporary solution, which turned out to be a solution we had for about 2 years. Needless to say, it was in need of a makeover. We were trying to figure out what we were going to do to this dresser to really transform it. As we were looking at the dresser, something caught our eye that had been forgotten about, just waiting to be used one day. On one of our many trips to the dollar store, we found this duct tape months ago that we thought was cute and that we could use it somehow, someway in the future. Well that day turned out to be today. Now we didn’t know if our idea would work, but we were excited to try. We painted the dresser with old white chalk paint, which was already such a huge improvement, and then we got to work on the really fun part. We embellished the dresser by using three strips of duct tape per drawer and we absolutely love how it turned out! It’s amazing that a little bit of paint, duct tape from the dollar store, and new beautiful hardware completely transformed this piece of furniture.
We had so much fun doing this project together and can’t wait for the next contest! Be sure to check out the co-host’s of this contest, Dandelion Patina and Evey’s Creations, to see what awesome things they created. And if you’re interested in participating at all in future contests, be sure to email Evey (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Stacy (email@example.com).