Dresser Makeover Using Chalk Paint. Painting your dresser is a fun and easy way to turn an old item of furniture into a completely new piece. Here is a free project plan to refresh an outdated dresser with chalk paint.
Refinish a knotty pine nightstand". Strip with Citristrip Stain with Rustoleum in Kona Paint with homemade chalk paint in Benjamin Moore Clay Beige Antique glazed with Valspar Asphaltum Seal with Minwax Polycrylic.
Painted Bassett Dresser - a more formal piece of furniture is given a rustic redo with a distressed black paint finish and a salvaged wood plank top - via Tattered Lantern-could work on my dresser top.
For this finished I used Rust-Oleum Weathered Gray stain for the first coat. I let it dry over night then I distressed the wood. I used 220 grit to lightly sand, focusing on the edges. The last color coat was a white glaze