When I think of refinishing a vintage piece of furniture, I think sanding, staining or possibly a coat of fresh paint. But if you let your creative juices flow, you might come up with something fantastic like this:
Look at the impact of a little bit of paint and wallpaper. This works great with a dresser because each drawer gets its own unique treatment. I'd probably be reluctant to do this to a nice vintage piece but the result looks fantastic.
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