Changing Table and Dresser That Grows With Baby

Following plans from Ana White, Whitney at Shanty 2 Chic built this changing table and dresser for her oldest daughters’ former babysitter who is now all grown up and having a baby of her own. How sweet is that?!? The three large drawers offer plenty of storage space for diapers, wipes, swaddling blankets, and the like. I love how easily this piece of furniture can transition to a dresser when diaper changes are a thing of the past.

diy changing table dresser

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Black Distressed Dresser

Tami from Curb Alert answered a Freecycle ad for a dresser sight unseen and drove twenty to pick up her new acquisition. While it was hardly the dresser of her dreams, Tami still had visions of transforming it into a Pottery Barn-inspired black beauty with distressed edges. Trust me when I say that you’ve got to check out the before pics to appreciate Tami’s skills!

Pottery Barn Wannabe After 2

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Blue Painted Dresser

Centsational Girl Kate was asked by a friend to refinish a pink and purple dresser so it could be passed along from her daughter to her son. With some bold blue chalk paint and nickel pulls, Kate mimicked the look of Pottery Barn Kid’s Camp Collection. Since boy’s can be hard on furniture, Kate protected […Read More]

Painted Bird Dresser

Lindy at Cottage Hill had owned a bow front chest for years. She wasn’t in love with the wood look and overall found the piece pretty “blah,” making the decision to paint it an easy one. Lindy didn’t just stop at changing the color of the chest. She went all out, adding braches with craft […Read More]

Numbered Bureau with Rope Pulls

With plans of giving a garage sale dresser a makeover, Mia from Jilly & Mia headed straight to her trusted friend – Google. She stumbled upon the perfect inspiration piece and got to work giving the dresser a healthy worn look with her sander and diluted paint. She stenciled on some numbers, added rope pulls, […Read More]

Moss Green Console Table

Bridget from Windgate Lane rose to the challenge when a friend of hers fell in love with a pricey sideboard from Ballard. After weeks of searching Craigslist (and lots of patience), she finally nabbed a deal and went to work refurbishing the piece. After all the fun stuff that goes with refinishing (aka sanding and […Read More]

Black Distressed Ordinal Dresser

Korrie from Red Hen Home gave this 6-drawer dresser with clean lines a new look by lightly sanding it and then adding some vinyl ordinal numbers. She then painted and distressed it for this worn yet modern look. I love the stately look of the finished piece.  I gotta say that I am lovin’ Korrie’s […Read More]

Distressed Antique Grey Buffet Table

Amanda from Amanda Carol at Home was overjoyed to find a Bassett dresser for $50.00 at Goodwill. She gave it a weathered look by applying a white wash followed by grey stain. The dresser now gets to flaunt its new good looks as a buffet in Amanda’s dining room. Amanda’s hours and hours of sanding […Read More]

Distressed Rope Pull Dresser

One of the last big projects Kim from Too Much Time on My Hands completed for her son’s vintage airplane room was this distressed dresser with rope pulls. The project involved sanding (and sanding and sanding…) her son’s original nursery dresser, stenciling on some ordinal numbers, and applying a couple coats of glaze mixed with […Read More]