13 November 2011

Home Projects: The Dresser

Since we aren't getting much of our furniture shipped here, we are slowly acquiring bits and pieces of our furniture.  The Hickam Airman's Attic has been an AWESOME benefit for us so far in building up our house.  I put a few items on a "Wish List" at the Attic and we got a call last weekend that we had a dresser and a futon available for pickup.  While we were there, we also found a file cabinet, which I am really excited about!  Anyway, we decided to paint the dresser black and get pretty drawer pulls for it.  I'm so excited to be able to use it!  Here is our project in pictures...

the "BEFORE" picture
(which I forgot to take before we took drawers and knobs out)
doin' a little sandin'
(sand paper: $1.97 on sidewalk sale at the NEX)
Doesn't he look serious when he is working?
(spray paint: 2 cans $1.37 ea + 1 can $0.9 7)
new drawer handles
(10 @ $1.57 ea + 10% military discount)

total cost for brand new bedroom dresser:

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  1. That is GORGEOUS. I love the dresser pulls.

  2. I featured your dresser makeover.