Winter has arrived here in New England and though the ground isn't covered in snow yet, for the most part the days are chilly & dreary. That doesn't mean that the furniture rehab activity stops - it just moves inside!
I'm still working on reducing the size of my stash and I just finished this ladies dresser.
I chose a color that reminds me of a warmer season and a brighter day - a soft, buttery yellow (SW's Butter Up) that I used for HM chalk paint. The top was restained with GF's Java Gel and protected with Wipe On Poly to give it a nice, soft sheen. The body is protected with Americana Decor's Clear Wax.
The hardware is original but it was painted to complement the other details on the dresser - the carved embellishment on the top drawer and the painted corner detail on the bottom drawer.
Here's a better photo of the detail on the bottom drawer -
The drawers are lined and the mirror was missing, so it has been replaced. This is the dresser "before" - kinda reminds me of a chilly, dreary winter day!
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