1. I bought this dresser back in the fall out of desperation- I had been using plastic storage boxes for all my clothes as I was acquiring furniture. Originally I had wanted a nice vintage teak unit, but finding none, I got this ugly grey tallboy from IKEA. 
Last week I decided to paint the drawers in colors inspired by the Finn Juhl Sideboard, with descending tones of blue. Not bad, right? I bought this dresser back in the fall out of desperation- I had been using plastic storage boxes for all my clothes as I was acquiring furniture. Originally I had wanted a nice vintage teak unit, but finding none, I got this ugly grey tallboy from IKEA. 
Last week I decided to paint the drawers in colors inspired by the Finn Juhl Sideboard, with descending tones of blue. Not bad, right?
    I bought this dresser back in the fall out of desperation- I had been using plastic storage boxes for all my clothes as I was acquiring furniture. Originally I had wanted a nice vintage teak unit, but finding none, I got this ugly grey tallboy from IKEA. 
Last week I decided to paint the drawers in colors inspired by the Finn Juhl Sideboard, with descending tones of blue. Not bad, right? I bought this dresser back in the fall out of desperation- I had been using plastic storage boxes for all my clothes as I was acquiring furniture. Originally I had wanted a nice vintage teak unit, but finding none, I got this ugly grey tallboy from IKEA. 
Last week I decided to paint the drawers in colors inspired by the Finn Juhl Sideboard, with descending tones of blue. Not bad, right?

    I bought this dresser back in the fall out of desperation- I had been using plastic storage boxes for all my clothes as I was acquiring furniture. Originally I had wanted a nice vintage teak unit, but finding none, I got this ugly grey tallboy from IKEA. 

    Last week I decided to paint the drawers in colors inspired by the Finn Juhl Sideboard, with descending tones of blue. Not bad, right?

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      you could spice it up further by highlighting the corners; or even stippling in gold or a nice bright silver strip...
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      I bought this dresser back in the fall out of desperation- I had been using plastic storage boxes for all my clothes as...
    9. jasonseney said: Cool idea! I have the same dresser, minus a few drawers and it looks so drab. Might have to give this a try - any tips on painting this wood? Did you sand it down and primer first?
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    13. thunderbelly said: Love love love this. Great job. Great colours 👍
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