DIY, Furniture

Perfect Navy Painted Dresser

Sometimes I wonder how I was lucky enough to scoop up THIS piece or THAT piece… I’ve found some good ones over the years of refinishing. I was browsing the furniture section of my local marketplace and saw that this beautiful Stanley dresser had been sitting for awhile… I instantly fell in love with the hardware and the bun feet.

Navy Stanley Dresser makeover before and after pictures.

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Before picture of Stanley Dresser ready for a furniture makeover

A couple messages and less than 24 hours later, it was all mine! Just a friendly reminder to look PAST that orangey oak, or the dated feel…and start daydreaming about how you could bring new life to a piece of old furniture!

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The hardware felt modern and masculine to me, so I knew this piece had to be 1. Painted a dark color, and 2. Have some sort of dark stain on it to really bring out some moody vibes.

I went with General Finishes “Coastal Blue” and stained the top with Minwax “Jacobean”… the end results were perfect, and exactly what I was envisioning for this piece! To add some extra charm, I even sanded down the bun feet and stained them in the Jacobean as well… take a look!

Painted Stanley Dresser

You can check out this video of a peak at how I stained the top of the dresser:

Thanks for checking out my post, hope you love this transformation as much as I do! Interested in refinishing furniture for your home? Check out my Furniture Painting Course here! Learn all the steps to properly paint a piece of furniture with lasting results!

Talk soon! Hailey❤️

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