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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 …

Mid-Century sideboard re-imagined

I was looking for something a little different to work with and this mini-sideboard became available. It had some good bones but also needed some repairs. The top was damaged and strips of wood veneer had come off. Halfway through …

Seven drawer update

When a friend asked me to update her small chest of drawers currently used in her dining room, I jumped at the chance. It’s a well-made piece of furniture that was needing a little sprucing up. A lover of blue, …

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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