Today my husband is a happy man! There is one less piece of furniture in the garage than there was a week ago! I tend to bring home furniture that I find for super cheap and then it ends up sitting in the garage for – well, a long time! I am currently banned from bringing home anything new until I do something with what is already in the garage! So today, I want to show you how I transformed a very traditional-style dresser to a cottage-style beauty in a pretty mint color!
*This post contains some affiliate links. See my full disclosure statement HERE.
Here are a few more paint makeovers you might like:
Get a Time Worn Finish with French Lime Paint
marty (A Stroll Thru Life)
Love the style of this piece and the color is fabulous. Great makeover.
Beautiful makeover! Love the color combo 🙂 Pinned and shared!
Mardi Gras never looked so good! It is a cottage-y green… but you made it sing pairing it with the Oyster. Oh my, it looks pretty as a picture!!!! Love your technique and the way you married the two colors together.
oh my word! I think that Mardi Gras may be a new fave of mine..I will have to try it! I just love it and it turned out perfect for that style dresser!!!
That is beautiful!!! I have a sample pot of the Mardi Gras that I have used on smaller projects and the color is so adaptable depending on the wax that goes on.
Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co.
What a charming little dresser Doreen! and the color is yummy!
[email protected] Charm
What a great job you did on this piece…luv the colors that you used.
Laura @ Top This Top That
what a pretty piece. love the combo of those colors together. Now you can go out and get something else!
Shabby chic Sandy
This turned out beautifully! I love the colors you chose. Yes–My garage is full of furniture to remake—but I have been working on it! Thanks for the inspiration.
Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions
Beautiful piece, Doreen! I love the color! I haven't had furniture in the garage since we moved to Ohio almost 3 years ago. I used to have a few pieces at a time waiting for a makeover at our old house though. Because we are limited on space here I have to work on things as I bring them home.
It's beautiful! Love the blended technique. I have a garage full myself and I too, know what a "long time" is. Best wishes for a someday clean garage.
Brandi @ Nest of Bliss
I would buy this beautiful dresser in a heartbeat! What a beautiful job! Pinning!
Lisa @ Fern Creek Cottage
Such a pretty color! The dresser looks beautiful! Do I have furniture in the garage waiting for a makeover? Uh…always!! 🙂
I followed you over from My Front Porch to Yours and I am happy to be a new follower. Love your style!
Gigi @ Old World Patina
I just found you from being at Pamela's and the feature on your home. I am a new follower. Your blog is awesome. The dresser came out so pretty.
You make it look so easy! You have a great style! Love the dresser, the color and everything.
That is a beautiful piece and such a pretty finish, Doreen. I have a big sideboard in our garage and a few pieces in the basement that are waiting for me to give them a makeover. I just finished and shared a lovely round pedestal table for our living room so that's one off the list! I'm searching for some nice solid dressers but they are harder to find affordably around here. I'm not giving up though! I don't know why I wasn't following on Pinterest or Bloglovin' before, but I am now.
Absolutely beautiful! I love the color! 😀
I love how this turned out. The color is beautiful!
Maison Blanche Paint is my FAVORITE!
And yes I can relate to having a garage full of furniture…Especially since we just recently downsized to a condo and are trying to empty the storage unit that we have been renting between moves!
I have a question about the varnish…I have just recently started to use this since it is easier/faster to apply on larger projects than the wax, but am wondering what tool you use/like the best for applying the varnish? Any insight would be greatly appreciated! 🙂
I just use a good quality brush that’s made for varnish.