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>ugly dresser turned cute console…

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so i had bought this cute little dresser with good “bones” at the fabulous DI for $40.  I knew that she would make a super cute little console table for under the TV in the family room.  We previously had a sofa table so you could see all the plugs and it was just a mess.  So, i did a little sanding, a little painting, a little staining and then a little more sanding and i got this…

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I took out the top drawer for all the TV components, put some cute little baskets for remotes and stuff.  I stained the top a dark  color to match the floor and painted the rest white.  Although the dresser is super heavy duty the drawers kind of suck, so the bottom 2 drawers store all of the kids games.

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The knobs that were on it were already cute, big chunky wooden things, so i left those on and called it good :)

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And here you can see my cute little dollar store frames with some glittered chipboard letters.  One of the very few valentine decorations that I have.  But it turned out pretty cute!

6 Responses to >ugly dresser turned cute console…

  1. Barbi February 11, 2010 at 4:44 pm #

    >Very cute! I was looking at those letters when I was over the other day trying to figure out how you made them.

    OH, and I have your blog saved as a "favorite" so I will be checking everyday. Dont let me down. :)

  2. Debbie February 12, 2010 at 9:05 pm #

    >Wonderful makeover!~ Amazing what a little paint and hard work can do!!~ I see you are new to blogging as myself. It has been so much fun for me this past month. Stop over sometime:)

  3. Kasia February 16, 2010 at 10:23 pm #

    >I am loving your blog so far. Post a picture of your chalkboard wall for me!

  4. Morgan April 28, 2010 at 2:22 pm #

    >It looks great!! I love the dark top and white body!

  5. Nancy June 21, 2010 at 5:15 am #

    >I like the makeover and am working on something similar.

    I inherited a drawer from a friend who about to toss it. It's 4 drawers high but one drawer is missing a face so I want to add a piece of wood & baskets.

    What did you do for the wood inset to hold the baskets & TV gadgets?

  6. {Bellamere Cottage} November 25, 2010 at 6:07 am #

    >KeeeeeUte…. :-)

    Warm blessings,
    Spencer

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