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12/30/08

Trash to Treasure Tuesday~


Here is a little dresser that I pulled off of a curbside pile of trash. It is an old-old dresser fully made out of oak. It is only 26 inches high, and is basically the same height as the twin bed it sits next to. There was one handle missing, so I replaced all of them.... and added a couple of coats of white paint. (love that shabby chic look) The top of the dresser has burn marks where someone had placed cigarettes around the edge-- bunch of uncouth sorts who owned it previously I imagine~
You can find more Trash to Treasure finds by visiting Diane at "A Picture is worth 1,000 Words"

9 comments:

  1. Great find! I will have to dig something up to show later. right now I am off to the hospital--a friend is about to deliver her first baby!

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  2. That came beautiful!

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  3. Oh, this is just so adorable! You did a great job finding this! I love it! :-)

    XO,

    Sheila

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  4. This is a great find! Thanks for sharing and linking to trash to treasure!

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  5. That looks great! I love to fix up old furniture. I even painted an old piano!
    Have a great new year!

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  6. Than you for your kind comment on my blog. The dresser is so beautiful!
    Bye,
    Marianne

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  7. Hi Cheryl
    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog - I'm so glad you did so that I could find yours :-)
    Your dresser find is fabulous. Once a year in our town we hold a "scrappers day" were curbside treasures like your dresser can be found! It's my daughter and my favourite part of summer :-)
    Happy New Year!

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  8. Nice dresser/night stand! Heidi

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~Cheryl