How Do I "Dress" Old Dresser?

Good Questions

Pin it button

Q: I have an old dresser that just won't cooperate and, before I refinish it, I want to make sure it will play nice. I have tried every size and shape of art I can think of to put above it, every combination of lamps and other decor to go on top of it, and I just can't come up with anything that looks good:

Pin it button

The dresser itself is 40 inches wide by 38.5 inches high (not including the two extra little drawers on the top, those are another 4.5 inches high). The ceilings in the bedroom are 9.5 feet.

Sent by Laura

Editor: Leave your suggestions for Laura in the comments - thanks!

• Have a question for our community? Send us yours with a photo or two attached (questions with photos get answered first).

(Image credits: Laura)

You might also like

Categories

Main, Style, Good Questions

Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and son in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.

49 Comments