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How to Re-Paint an Old Dresser

“A fresh coat of paint can breathe new life into an old, unflattering piece.   Follow these easy instructions for how to prep and paint wood furniture for beautiful results.”

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A quality dresser lasts for decades or longer, but its style may not. Repainting a flea market find or hand-me-down gives a beat-up, outdated or simply ugly dresser a fresh makeover that fits right into the bedroom’s style. While it may be tempting to dive right into the painting process, proper preparation and priming are key to a nice-looking finish. The existing finish, as well as the material the dresser is made from, dictate the ideal primer for the job.

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