5 Ways to Make Multi-Drawer Furniture

Today I’m talking about furniture that looks like it would be in a vintage laboratory or library that has stacks of tiny drawers you would never be able to fold a sweater into. You have probably seen these around and may have coveted them like I have. You may have heart them referred to as card catalogs, specimen drawers, apothecary cabinets, or cartographer’s drawers. There are some fantastic tutorials out there that show you how to make your own from scratch or by repurposing easy-to-find furniture. Her are 5 Ways to Make Multi-Drawer Furniture.

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5 Ways to Repurpose a Drawer

Those lonely drawers without a dresser that you spot at curbside trash piles and garage sales? Don’t pass them by! Drawers are actually super easy to repurpose and there’s a lot that you can do with all or part of a drawer. Drawer fronts typically have some type of beveled or raised edge, which adds way more character to a project than a regular board. And drawer boxes are exactly that–a ready made box! Check out some of the neat ways you can transform old drawers with these 5 Ways to Repurpose a Drawer.

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5 Ways to Use Chalk Paint

I’ve been experimenting lately with chalk paint.  If you are going for a look that is layered and distressed, chalk paint is your best bet for getting just the right look.  Now that I’m excited about chalk paint (don’t get that mixed up with chalkboard paint), I can’t stop oohing and ahhing over other chalk paint projects I’ve seen around the blogosphere.   Take a look at these 5 Ways to Use Chalk Paint and be inspired!

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Yellow Painted Dresser

My friend Jessica got this old dresser from a junk store in downtown Indy.   Unfortunately they didn’t have all the hardware so she had to purchase some.   Plus it was in pretty rough shape.   I know I catch flack from some of you when I paint vintage furniture but when it isn’t {…Read More…}