chest of drawers
chest of drawers

Rustic Makeover of Solid Pine Dresser

I met the owner of this piece while she was clearing out their family-run business of 90-plus years to make way for their retirement plans. The iconic Grüne Baum (Green Tree) Inn has served meals and offered accommodation for countless …

Cow Parsley Inspiration

In the realm of inspiration, ideas for a piece come at their own pace. For his simple chest of drawers from a client’s cellar, the inspiration came slowly but clearly. Its new purpose in life would be decorative and occupy …

French Provincial Upgraded with Modern Farmhouse Style

The amazing opportunity arose for me to buy this chest of drawers from a resident and family descendent of a castle. Although not antique, the style was perfect for my next project. The castle and surrounds also helped to inspire …

An updated update

Industrial meets Boho in this unique updated update of a chest of drawers.

Updated Vintage Chest of Drawers

This chest of drawers was a give-away. Solid but in desperate need of repairs and an updated look, I had the fortune of rescuing it. My first transformation goal included a retro industrial look inclusive of cast iron rollers. Unfortunately, …

Transformation of an 1860s Chest of Drawers

This solid 1860 era chest of drawers needed significant repairs and a new chance in life. Never afraid to tackle something new, I relished the challenge. There was major damage to the veneer, especially at the base of the piece. …

Humble chest of drawers upgrade

This well-travelled little stunner was hiding behind old paint, years of family use and changing roles. Despite its humble beginnings, the straight lines and simplicity of construction offered a perfect backdrop for a do-over. To be honest, I was a …

Elegant but well-used chest of drawers gets a facelift

This was truly a labour of love. I loved it from the beginning but knew its old cracked finish needed to be replaced. Sadly the cracks on the top went right through the veneer but I was determined to rescue …

Going gold

This three-drawer dresser was in need of an update. Several years ago it was popular to have brown/black furniture and this was no exception. Elegant in its time, it no longer created an inviting atmosphere into the bedroom space. Using …

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