Say Hello to Fresh Apple: A Bold Dresser Makeover

Time to share my latest makeover!
YES!
There is nothing like starting a project and after much work, being able to finish it up!
It is so satisfying to me to see the end result when making over pieces.
Seeing an ugly piece or one in need of some attention and recreating it into something really special is my passion.
I love being able to see the potential in a piece and making it happen.
So when I found this pretty little dresser, I was hooked.
The price was PERFECT and it needed only a small repair.
The wood was good and the drawers slid in and out smoothly.
All her knobs were there.
It was a good place to start!
I saw the potential for something awesome!
Like this…meet Fresh Apple!
I used my special mix for this one which is dark wax mixed with mineral spirits which creates a glaze-like wax.  I also lightly distressed her and finished her with polyacrylic.
I left her knobs as they were as they looked great on the green.
She’s all ready for her new home now.
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  1. Very pretty and spring like. Beautiful job.
    Peggy~PJH Designs

  2. It’s beautiful!

  3. great color! LOVE THE GREEN

  4. That color is to die for!! Love it! Great job, girl!!

  5. Beautiful Stacey! Yep, it’s official, I have spring fever!!! I’m going to the shop to paint something green today, too. :)

  6. You did such a fantastic job on this project. Love the color

    Cynthia

  7. Wowza! I could smell the apple on this post.

    Bliss

  8. Holy Cow!!! I love the color! It’s beautiful.

  9. Love the color!! Wanted to say that your Red Hot Rhetta inspired me to paint the inside of my pantry redo red and I love it….blessings~
    Patty@www.bluebirdsandjam.com

  10. I love the green, you have such an amazing eye for color and for finding those diamonds in the rough.

  11. So Fresh and pretty!

  12. Love the apple green. :) Great furniture transformations on your blog!

    toddlindsey.com

  13. I have two cherished pieces of furniture that look just like that dresser. They were both “antiqued” by my mom in the 70′s. I am in love with their green! Congratulations on a wonderful job.

    Thanks for the peek ~ Mary

  14. I absolutely love this color & the finish you gave it is perfect! It makes me think of spring & wildflowers. Just beautiful!

  15. I absolutely love this color & the finish you gave it is perfect! It makes me think of spring & wildflowers. Just beautiful!

  16. What a transformation! Great job. I love the apple green color and the fact that you didn’t paint the knobs. You were right, they work well with the color. I like what’s displayed on top of the piece, too. All very nice.

  17. Love the color on your dresser ~ it’s adorable!

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