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Vintage Sears Bonnet Dresser

Today's project is a vintage Sears Bonnet dresser which was popular in the 1970s. I remember as a little girl a couple of my friends had the set and I was quite envious. So when I spotted this one at a local thrift store I snatched it up. There was also a matching desk, but it was a little worse for wear, so I passed on the desk. However, I might go back and see if it's still there!

Before: The piece I purchased is a 3-drawer chest. It also has a coordinating mirror which attaches to the back with metal hardware. I didn't like the attachment hardware, so I took it off and replaced it with d-hooks so the mirror can be hung on a wall instead.




Overall the finish was in good condition, but there was some surface damage inside the top drawer. I decided to go ahead and paint the top drawer, but left the other drawers with their original finish.


I really love the beautiful hardware. It's so pretty and feminine.


Unfortunately, it was missing one of the top drawer knobs. So I …

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