How To Repaint a Dresser

How To Repaint a Dresser

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Carrie McBride
Jul 26, 2010

Q: I'd like to paint an ugly dresser I have for my son and daughter, but I have no idea where to start. Do I need to sand it first? What kind of paint should I use? Can I paint some details over the top in artist's acrylic, or do I need to get something less toxic for my very young children? Or if I do paint with my acrylics, is there a non-toxic coat I should put on top? Thanks!

Sent by Summer

Editor: Can anyone give Summer some basic tips/instructions? (btw, dresser shown is not Summer's.)

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