06/04/2015 04:08 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Before and After: Dramatic Dresser Redos With Paint

Whether you just want to refresh an old clunker or you've scored a killer flea-market find that needs refinishing, paint is a great way to wake up any piece of furniture. Here are three popular projects from our little sister site,, that will inspire YOUR next project!

Before: Plain, White Dresser
An old, beat up piece starts off dingy and light...

After: Mirrored Masterpiece
...then gets a sophisticated dark paint job with mirrored panels, to boot. Read more VIA The Snug!

Before: Dark and Dated Hutch
This blogger wanted to find a way to make a family heirloom work in her space.

After: Light, Bright Makeover
She did it with trendy chalk paint.

Before: Scratched Veneer
This piece had clearly seen better days! It was in desperate need of refinishing.

After: Regal Redo
The navy and gold color combo is striking enough, but what we really love is the gold-dipped legs!


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Before and After: Pallet-Wood Porch