Here's a post from Sarah, who shared this dresser makeover with the CasaSugar Community.
There's an old, crumbling mosque behind my apartment building. One day my partner and I were walking by, and saw this dresser outside. It was in pretty good shape — all the woodwork was fine, it seemed sturdy and like it had probably just been sitting unused in a community room for a while. Ugly as heck though — it was an off-putting yellow, with some bronzey-goldish trim. The handles were dangling off, at least one was quite bent out of shape, and someone had taped the doors shut with masking tape because they were missing a latch. Neither of us is one to pass on free furniture, so we dragged it around the block and upstairs (it's quite a beast) and set to work.
I chose this light blue in semigloss (Benjamin Moore's "Old Pickup Blue") because it's a lighter version of our kitchen curtains, because I thought a light color would be a good contrast to the dark handles, and because we both like blue. We kept the original handles/drawer pulls, and my partner managed to fix the bent one and replace the inner latch on the doors. I'm pretty happy with how it came out. Thanks, neighborhood mosque!