Before & After: Dresser Re-Do Inspired by Anthropologie

published Jul 27, 2011
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When Korrie came across this mid-century dresser in need of some TLC, she immediately envisioned the piece redone in a style inspired by an Anthropologie dresser. Given the beat up finish, she knew painting was her best option, but wanted to preserve some of the wood tones that drew her to the dresser in the first place. The end result is a fun look that gives new life to a classic piece.

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

Inspired by the Anthropologie Ordinal Dresser, Korrie sanded down the wood finish, cut out vinyl numbers to stick onto the drawers, then painted the entire piece. When she removed the vinyl stickers, the original wood shone through the paint to give this piece a little something extra. A great example of reuse, this dresser also highlights how a little creativity and imagination can help you create a one of a kind piece inspired by a design favorite.

Full details of this project can be found over at Little Red Hen.