Before & Afters: 10 Refinishing & Reviving Projects

Before & Afters: 10 Refinishing & Reviving Projects

Jason Loper
Dec 26, 2011

Before and after projects are some of our most popular posts and there's little wonder why. Is there anything more visually satisfying than seeing an ugly, past its prime dresser turned into a gorgeous piece of furniture? (Well, maybe seeing Ryan Gosling in his underwear would be a little more satisfying but we're not that kind of website.)

TOP ROW
• 1 Before & After: A Server Goes Back to Basics
• 2 Before & After: Ben's One-of-a-Kind Wallpapered Dresser
• 3 Sun Bleached IKEA Chairs Refreshed with Penetrol
• 4 Before & After: Decoupaging a Thrift Store Desk
• 5 Before & After: Floor from Worn Out to White & Bright

BOTTOM ROW
• 6 Before & After: The Glue and Brown Paper Makeover
• 7 Before & After: Molly's Family Room Fireplace Makeover
• 8 Before & After: A Changing Table Turned Media Stand
• 9 Before & After: Trash to Treasure Dresser
• 10 Before & After: Thrift Store Dresser Goes Two Tone

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Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2011 roundup! From December 19 through January 1 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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