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Dresser Before and After-New Hardware

I recently updated the dresser hardware on my trusty Ikea dresser I bought nearly nine years ago when I  moved to Dallas.  The dresser has been good to me, but I thought it was time for an update.  And if you ask me, hardware is one of the easiest ways to do just that.

Here's the before:

As you can see, the original knobs weren't bad, but I wanted something with a little more presence.  Inspired by an image I found on Pinterest, I ordered these guys.

I was drawn to the clean lines and contrast that would be achieved from the brass finish on the dark dresser.  And at less than eight dollars a piece, I was sold!
After a little help from my screw driver, I had this.  Quite the update, huh?

Here's another before and after for comparison...

I feel like I got a brand new piece of furniture for less than $80!  If you want to update a piece in your home, think about getting new hardware.  Remember you aren't restricted to a local hardware store.  There are countless options out there!

The damaged mirror you see in the photos was a freebie from work and one of my next projects!  Stay tuned!

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