MCM Boho Vintage Dresser

A step by step guide to refinishing a dated, mid century modern dresser into a bright, boho beauty!

Mid Century Modern Kaufman Lingerie Chest

When I saw this piece on Facebook marketplace, I could tell it was vintage. I asked the seller to take a picture of the inside of the top drawer and saw the Kaufman brand. I was so excited despite it being covered in black paint. Materials: Circa 1850 heavy paint & varnish remover Circa 1850Continue reading “Mid Century Modern Kaufman Lingerie Chest”

9-Drawer Mid Century Modern Dresser

Thrifting is hit or miss when it comes to the style of furniture that I typically refinish. When I saw this 9 drawer, mid century modern dresser in great shape at Mission Thrift Store Hamilton, I was instantly in love. Materials: Walrus Oil’s Furniture Butter How I refinished this piece: I brought it home andContinue reading “9-Drawer Mid Century Modern Dresser”

6-Drawer Mid Century Modern Krug Dresser

This gorgeous Krug Furniture dresser was already in amazing condition when I spotted it at Mission Thrift Store Hamilton. While it looks like there are 9 drawers, there are only 6! Materials: Walrus Oil’s Furniture Butter How I refinished this piece: With a deep scratch on one drawer, I decided to sand the entire piece.Continue reading “6-Drawer Mid Century Modern Krug Dresser”

Annie Sloan Oxford Navy Low Dresser

I picked up this cute dresser from Kijiji. A wonderful gentleman named Carlo was selling it for his elderly next door neighbour. It was the first piece I had the opportunity to try Annie Sloan’s new (at the time) Oxford Navy. My thoughts: I really like it but I find it really dark. I doContinue reading “Annie Sloan Oxford Navy Low Dresser”

Annie Sloan Olive Antique Dresser

Materials: Annie Sloan chalk paint in Olive Annie Sloan clear wax

Project #1 – My first piece ever!

The piece that got me hooked! After my accident, I needed my living space to feel less busy. I am still a lover of dvd’s and had Ikea’s Billy bookcase to store them. I looked online for a new dresser but found them all too expensive. So this is what I did instead. I foundContinue reading “Project #1 – My first piece ever!”