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{Refinished dresser}


This is just a little before and after pic to once again show “"THE POWER OF PAINT” – imagine me saying that with my superman cape on and in my deepest voice – ok…dont imagine that…i will just imagine it myself and say it over and over in my head :)

Anyways…what was once a dated dresser in awesome shape – is now a super cute updated dresser all with a little black paint, light distressing and some blingy little knobs (hobby lobby in case you were wondering and i know that you were)

The cute girl who purchased this is going to use it as a TV console – that is totally what i imagined it being used for due to its 3 middle drawers – i think they make it look more like a buffet/tv console rather than a dresser.  The 3 middle drawers look like they used to have a door on them – but that was missing when i got the dresser.


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And after…

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**FYI – painted in Valspars Dark Kettle Black in a satin finish**

Also – in case you are wondering why my pics say Sweet Pickins – thats my furniture blog that i post all of my pieces that are up for sale :)


26 Responses to {Refinished dresser}

  1. Heather@The Black's Best February 9, 2011 at 5:34 am #

    Beautiful…I've been dying to find a dresser like this to use as an entertainment center and have had NO luck! The hardware is a lot of fun too!

  2. Kim @ Second Time Furniture February 9, 2011 at 5:37 am #

    Just vistiting from Christa! :) Love your blog and am your newest follower!

  3. Heather February 9, 2011 at 5:43 am #

    It's gorgeous!!! Every time I see a refinished piece on here, I get all excited to refinish mine!

  4. lisaroyhandbags February 9, 2011 at 10:11 am #

    How beautiful! I love the colour and the new hardware is perfect! :)

  5. Elaine February 9, 2011 at 12:24 pm #

    Love it! I have been going to Hobby Lobby my whole life BUT just somehow this week discovered the hardware aisle…I thought I was in heaven. All the beautiful glass, metal, etc in a knob shapes LOL. But what really made my day was the price tag – at least half if not more than what I had been paying for my anthropology knobs.

  6. Carmen at Primcats February 9, 2011 at 1:49 pm #

    Great makeover!

    Carmen and the Primcats

  7. Celeste February 9, 2011 at 2:04 pm #

    Gorgeous! I just adore all of your furniture re-dos!

  8. marty (A Stroll Thru Life) February 9, 2011 at 3:23 pm #

    Love it. Great hardware also. Hugs Marty

  9. Sarah @ Stella&Gray February 9, 2011 at 4:14 pm #

    those nobs are pretty fantastic! and I adore that shade of gray!!


  10. Jenny February 9, 2011 at 5:51 pm #

    Wow, wow, WOW! I love it! The knobs are perfect! Nice work.

  11. Ana Maria Echeverria de Andrés February 9, 2011 at 9:16 pm #

    amazing result!

  12. Kim @ Second Time Furniture February 9, 2011 at 11:46 pm #

    It's me, Kim, again! I was looking at the Spraymall site, getting ready to order the 7.0! You said you ordered additional spray tips. Did you get the spray tip set that had about 6 tips in it? The info said the sprayer came with #3 set~ is that just one tip? Thanks! You have been oh so helpful!!! BTW -I don't think it's weird you cried over your spray gun~ I totally understand! :)

  13. Tiffany February 10, 2011 at 1:16 am #

    u do such a nice job!

  14. Cassie @ Primitive & Proper February 10, 2011 at 2:03 am #

    that looks great, sausha! i especially love the hardware you chose which give it a funker vibe.

  15. I Play Outside The Box February 10, 2011 at 12:41 pm #

    Oh my…this is such a beautiful piece of furniture…I could not have parted with it! BEAUTIFUL! You rock!

  16. Christa @ Stories of a House February 10, 2011 at 1:49 pm #

    Love it, Sausha! I think the missing door doesn't even matter – it looks great!

  17. Tasha February 11, 2011 at 12:40 am #

    love the hardware and the dresser

  18. Tulip and Turnip February 13, 2011 at 2:36 am #

    That is gorgeous! The color really brings out the details. I love it!

  19. Snappy Di February 14, 2011 at 7:18 pm #

    wow… such a great and updated transformation. Great color choice!

  20. Princess Danell February 16, 2011 at 2:54 am #

    SNAP! I purchased a piece very similar about 2 weeks ago waiting for inspiration. Booyah! You've done it. Mine will also be a tv console….but maybe red? Thanks!

  21. The Cranky Queen February 23, 2011 at 3:34 pm #

    Luv, luv, luv your blog because of the variety. The tutorials, the great craft ideas, the fun kid stuff…I am a new follower and plan on sharing with my friends. Please visit me at thecrankyqueen.blogspot.com Tiff

  22. Jen-CraftOManiac March 2, 2011 at 2:48 am #

    CAN I JUST SAY YOU ARE GIFTED AND AH-MAZING. I adore all your furniture DIY before's and after's WELL DONE! winks-jen

  23. Joy August 23, 2011 at 5:33 am #

    Wow- I have an old dresser just like that one and boy does it need an update. My question— do you always stick to the original type of drawer pull – if it has a single pull on the drawer do you automatically stick with a single on the re-do? All my drawers on the dresser are single pulls, but I love the look of the other pulls you used.
    I love your work– so beautiful. I'm so inspired and the next chance I get I'm emptying out that dresser and going to town with the paint. I have a matching armoire and they will both be complete renewed! Yay.

  24. Cindy November 16, 2011 at 2:46 pm #

    Can I glaze brown over black to soften the black color? What would I use? Cindy

  25. Sarah Robinson August 17, 2013 at 6:02 am #

    SO Lovely! You inspired me to try! I found a free dresser on Craigslist and painted it black! Turned out nice!


    • Sausha @ {Sweet Pickins} September 22, 2013 at 10:47 am #

      it turned out awesome – good job!!

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