Mainline by Hooker Mid Century Modern Nightstands

It’s so hard to find a really nice set of mid century modern nightstands. I came across these on a Facebook buy & sell group and immediately saw the potential! Click here for a list of basic supplies you’ll need for your chalk paint project and here for the typical steps. Materials: Annie Sloan chalkContinue reading “Mainline by Hooker Mid Century Modern Nightstands”

IKEA Cabinet Transformation

An IKEA cabinet transformed! I don’t typically work with IKEA pieces but something about this stood out to me. I had painted it using Annie Sloan’s Aubusson Blue but when Monica saw it, she had this incredible vision for it. The sides were cut flush with the cabinet bottom, the paint (a combination of ChicagoContinue reading “IKEA Cabinet Transformation”

Antique 3-drawer Dresser

I have been working on learning refinishing hobby for a while now. I post the before and after pictures on my Facebook page. I truly want others to know that if they want to give it a try, it’s not as hard as they might think! Often, friends will reach out when they have aContinue reading “Antique 3-drawer Dresser”

Mid Century Modern Nightstands

Being able to refinish a piece for one of my best friends is so special to me. When Tori asked me to keep an eye out for a set of nightstands and these ones came up on Facebook marketplace, I knew I could make them beautiful. Click here for a list of basic supplies you’llContinue reading “Mid Century Modern Nightstands”

6-drawer MCM Wide Dresser

Sometimes a piece isn’t exactly what it’s advertised to be. During quarantine, I was feeling anxious about running out of things to paint. With my local thrift store not accepting furniture, it has meant that Facebook Marketplace is my go-to. I paid more than usual for this dresser and it definitely taught me a fewContinue reading “6-drawer MCM Wide Dresser”

How to remove decorative pieces on the front of drawers

So many mid century modern dressers have these decorative pieces on them. When I discovered that they could come off quite easily, what a difference it has made to my refinishing! Materials & Tools: Putty knife Vise grips Flat screwdriver Screwdriver (to remove original hardware) Poly Filla How I removed the decorative pieces: Remove existingContinue reading “How to remove decorative pieces on the front of drawers”

Vintage Farmhouse 5-drawer dresser

Look similar? That’s because it is! My brother’s girlfriend was so taken with the piece I did for my friend Monica (click here to check it out), that she wanted one for herself! We scoured Facebook Marketplace and finally found the perfect piece. The dimensions were pretty specific as it was for a nook inContinue reading “Vintage Farmhouse 5-drawer dresser”

Rustic Farmhouse Small Dresser

My good friend Monica has great taste. She picked up this petite dresser years ago and had a specific vision for it. Thank you for trusting me to help bring it to life! Click here for a list of basic supplies you’ll need for your chalk paint project and here for the typical steps. Materials: Annie Sloan chalk paintContinue reading “Rustic Farmhouse Small Dresser”

Kroehler 8-drawer Mid Century Modern Dresser

When I saw this piece at Value Village last November, I had to google what furniture company “Kroehler” was and if was worth the $29.99 asking price. This was my first mid century modern refinishing piece and while I’d do things a little differently now, I am a fan of how this one turned out. ClickContinue reading “Kroehler 8-drawer Mid Century Modern Dresser”

White Mid Century Modern Petite Dresser

A free mid century modern dresser on Facebook marketplace is a rare find – like a diamond in the rough! I message the person who posted it using a lot of exclamation points, tell them I can come that very instant, cross my fingers and pray that they pick my message to reply to. IContinue reading “White Mid Century Modern Petite Dresser”