How to Dress up a Dated Dresser

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Flea Market Flip: Dressed Up Dresser

Flea Market Flip: Dressed Up Dresser

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  1. Unscrew the old hardware and patch the holes with wood filler. Remove the drawers. 
  2. Paint the frame, and prime the drawer fronts and side edges. Let dry. 
  3. Stand the drawers next to one another faceup so they’re touching. Cut enough wallpaper to cover all the drawer fronts, and adhere it with wallpaper paste. Let dry.   
  4. Use a crafts knife to slice through the paper, separating the drawers. Trim around the edges.
  5. Drill holes in the drawer fronts for the new knobs, and screw them in. 
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