We spent a long time searching eBay for the perfect kitchen dresser at the right price. Our patience paid off when Ben spotted this wooden dresser, and we managed to get it for an extremely pocket-friendly £70. We wanted something that needed a bit of fixing up. Originally we planned to paint it, but the battered wood of the cupboard section is so lovely, I couldn’t bring myself to do it. Instead, we added colour and pattern using wallpaper.
- The dresser didn’t have a back (either on the shelves or the cupboard underneath), so we bought some hardboard and cut it to size.
- Before attaching to the dresser, the hardboard to go behind the shelves was wallpapered using Bella Stripe from Harlequin. We used ordinary wallpaper paste.
- Once the paper was dry, the hardboard was stapled to the back of the dresser using a staple gun.