Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Dresser Drawer make-over

I purchased this antique dresser at a yard sale this past summer.  It is beautiful, solid wood and very well kept.  However, I did want to add just a bit of glamour.

I cut up an old velvet dress I purchased at a thrift store to fit in the bottom of the dresser drawers.  Using a glue gun to adhere the velvet around the edges and adding trim I pulled off a set of pillow cases I also purchased at the thrift store around the edge to give it a nice finished look.

This project is very inexpensive if using second-hand clothing. 
 Purchased velvet runs about $25.00-$35.00 a yard.
You could also use other materials, denim, broadcloth, etc. that hold their shape.

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