Slide 5: Ombre Dresser

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A new paint job can take years off an outdated piece. Just witness how Barb Blair used a graduated Creamsicle palette to rejuvenate an old-fashioned, unremarkable chest of drawers. The ombre effect lends itself well to a piece with three or more drawers—the result ends up looking much like a giant paint chip—and requires little paint per drawer. This striking chest made the cover of Furniture Makeovers.


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