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Vintage Tallboy Dresser Update

Vintage Dresser BeforeYou know at Room for Tuesday we love a good furniture flip. I spotted this tallboy dresser two years ago on Craigslist and quickly scooped it up. I had nowhere to put it, and sadly it lived in the basement of our home in Ohio for a couple years. After persistent convincing from Emmett to sell it prior to moving, I ended up getting my way. You can probably guess the rest of the story. It made the journey in our Uhaul from Ohio to Utah and I finally decided to breathe new life into the thing! After all- I had to make my case that moving a heavy dresser across the country was well worth it. Click over to the Interior Collective to see the process, get the DIY on restoring vintage furniture, and to see what color I picked for this beauty!

Vintage Tallboy Dresser UpdateSage green!! You should’ve guessed. I’m definitely on a soft green kick lately.

Painting Furniture DIYFor the entire post and tutorial, click here. For more furniture makeovers… check out these:

Have you ever restored a piece of furniture? I’m on the hunt for a new dining table and chairs. I definitely wouldn’t be sad if I scored a vintage set that needed a little elbow grease!

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    March 7, 2017 at 8:44 pm

    Ohhhh where is the pom blanket from???

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      March 7, 2017 at 9:12 pm

      Ha! You can find it here. I love that thing!

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    April 6, 2017 at 10:55 pm

    absolutely love what you did with this… and i’m one of those against-painting-furniture kind of people. =)

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      April 7, 2017 at 1:02 pm

      Thanks so much, Georgia! This is definitely one of my favorite painted pieces of furniture. I’m with you though… it’s always best to paint a vintage piece. xo

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    Emily Steuwe
    March 2, 2020 at 10:02 am

    Hello! I love the color you painted the tall boy chest! The link is not working for me to find out what color you used.

    Could you please tell me what the color is called?

    Thank you,

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      March 2, 2020 at 1:03 pm

      Thanks Emily! It’s Army Green by Benjamin Moore. xo

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