Unfortunately, shortly after Brad and I got engaged his grandmother passed away. The family decided to give her furniture and housewares to get us started.
Fast forward to many years later, we still have and use much of that furniture, however some pieces were in better shape that others. Our dressers for example:
The set included a tall dresser that was in decent shape, with a few scratches and marks on it. There are also a low dresser with a broken off drawer front, cracked legs and lot of nicks and scratches. There was also a mirror that attached to the back of the dresser to make it a sort of vanity/dresser combo, but the supports were broken. Since our bedroom was furnished in black, white and gray, the wood tones of the dressers weren’t really working.
I decided not to work on the mirror at the same time as the dressers.
The first step in the dresser rehab project was fixing the low dresser. Continue reading