Paint the damn dresser, already!

Paint the damn dresser, already! {Heather's Handmade Life}

You’ve probably been thinking about it for a while, if you read my newspaper column from time to time. Maybe you’ve even gone so far as to look at colour options and even bought the paint. But still, you’ve hesitated.

Is painting a dresser going to be too much of a hassle? Is it going to look good in the end? Is it really going to be worth it?

Well, the wait is over. I’m about to give you five excellent reasons why you should put on your brave DIYer pants and paint the damn dresser this weekend …

Paint the damn dresser, already! {Heather's Handmade Life}

1. It’s the weekend.

That means you have extra time for a little project. Plus, what is a weekend without a project, even? (Although I am a person who does projects just about every day of my life so maybe you can’t trust me on this.)

Paint the damn dresser, already! {Heather's Handmade Life}
A painted dresser for a client (“Inglenook” by Fusion Mineral Paint)
Paint the damn dresser, already! {Heather's Handmade Life}
Our painted guest room dresser (“Park Bench” by Fusion Mineral Paint)

2. It’s been on your mind for a while.

Come on, I bet you have a dresser somewhere in your house that you’ve been thinking of painting. Maybe it’s because it’s old, or you got it as a hand-me-down and never liked it. Maybe it’s because it doesn’t match the decor. Maybe it’s because you love my columns (awww, thanks) and you’re kind of tempted to put one of them into action …

Paint the damn dresser, already! {Heather's Handmade Life}

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