Dressers Articles


created at: 05/13/2012

Before & After: A Paint-Stripped Dresser Makeover

A lot of the dresser makeovers we feature are pieces that were in fairly bad shape and then get spruced up with a colorful or unique paint job. From the looks of it, someone attempted a painted makeover on this poor Lane dresser years ago, not once or twice, but three times. Is it beyond […]

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created at: 02/07/2012

More Than Just Paint: 5 Inspiring DIY Dresser Makeover Ideas

A coat of fresh paint can change a worn piece of furniture into something new altogether, and has served as a tool in every DIY design fan’s arsenal. And sometimes, the piece is just right to create even more impact with texture…giving a piece a custom, hand-designed look. Here are five DIY ideas to give […]

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created at: 11/14/2011

Modern PVC Pipe Dresser Makeover

While walking down the plumbing supply aisle in her local big box store Mandi was hit by inspiration. She decided to use PVC pipe to makeover an old dresser she had purchased at a garage sale for 50 dollars. Now, I know what you’re thinking: How does one go about using PVC pipe to makeover […]

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created at: 10/31/2011

Before & After: A Mid-Century Modern Makeover!

Whether you’re on the fence, passionately opposed, or enthusiastically in favor of painting wood furniture (see Melanie’s recent post  “To paint or not to paint?“), you’ve got to admit that the “after” in this case looks pretty dang good.  

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A tan dresser with eight drawers on a white cloth on pavement.

Inside and Out Dumpy Dresser Makeover

It’s not Monday so I hope Curbly doesn’t ground me, but I just HAVE to share this makeover with you. Why the hurry, you ask? Because on Tuesday I read a comment left on a big important design blog in which a disgruntled commenter got his undies in a bunch over not being privy to […]

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A light blue bed is next to blinds and a lamp.

Makeover Misses?

I dunno. Maybe it’s me, but it seems like I’ve come across a lot of makeover misses or ‘not quite rights’ these days. What do you think?

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