Embrace the ugly 

I have moved this hideously ugly little dresser at least 3 times. 

I ask myself why? 



The boards on the top are wonky.

The side boards are not salvageable 

And the knobs? I don’t even want to talk about them.

However I need a bedside table upstairs in the guest room so I decided to embrace the ugly and forge ahead.

The first thing was to remove all the wood/fake wood on the sides. 


What to use?

What’s in the hoard?

Lathe comes to the rescue again.

It’s free.

It’s easy to cut and this is pretty much my first time repairing something all by itself using the chop saw and nail gun. 

It’s so far from perfect, I hesitate to show you but I am again embracing the ugly. 

Lathe is crooked and rough to the touch. It does not sand straight but it worked for the purpose. 


I painted the whole shell white.


I bought a cute rug and matched the drawers 


I had some black pulls in my stash and they just so happen match the black iron bed.

Score! 

Sometimes ugly is really cute. 

I’ll repost soon showing it in the space all dolled up with her accessories. 

I will definitely be using the chop saw and the nail gun again. It was fun. 

About abandonedocala

Christ Follower 💜 Wife 💜 Mom 💜 Grandmom (BB is my name). 💜Rescued and Restored a 114 year old farmhouse. Isaiah 54:7
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