To start it’s transition from dresser to cabinet, I ripped the drawer fronts off the drawers, attached them to plywood, then sawed them up the middle…
Now mind you, I had never
Next order of business…find the right hardware to make the doors “pocket”.
Mind you, I am making this up as I go along…..but it seems to be working.
Next order of business was the top. I don’t have any before pics, but suffice it to say, it was a mess of peeling veneer. Solution, try my hand at painting faux marble (ala Debbie Travis). Again, never attempted faux finishes…here went nothing.
All done…and the price was right…my Mom paid $10 for the dresser, gave it to me for free…giver or take $50 in hardware…and vua-la dresser turned TV cabinet with retractable pocket doors.
p.s. be sure to check out the other wonderful “Cheap Chic” ideas at the Cheap Chic Home linky party and other fun things at Tea Rose Home.