Before & After: Unfinished Dresser Gets Colorful New Look

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Sometimes it's the small changes you make that make a difference in a room. When Diane's knitting class let out early one day, she decided to put her extra hour to good use and finally tackle that IKEA dresser in her garage. See what a difference a little bit of paint makes....

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Diane removed each of the knobs, sanded them with a medium grit paper, then applied purple chalk paint as a final touch. Three coats later, and she had a brand new dresser for her bedroom...

Nice job Diane, and thanks for sharing this great idea!

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When Dabney's not writing around here, she's digging through other people's attics for fun and interesting stuff, or running around with her bloodhound Friday. Originally from the East Coast, she's still shocked to find herself living in Missouri.