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Often when my husband is making a delivery to cities that are an hour or so away, I always jump on Craigslist to see if there is something in the same area that would be a candidate for a makeover.While delivering the settee I just finished, I had him pick up this Mid Century dresser. This particular dresser seemed majestic to me and I decided it would get a rustic, elegant look. I chose Deco Art Carbon Chalky Finish paint for the project.I thought this piece would be a perfect candidate to show you how to update furniture in a few easy steps. My daughter used it in her dresser makeover, and it was a hit. It goes on evenly, and creates a timeless flat finish.This dresser is as solid as they come with a stout design, sturdy dove-tailed drawers, and ornate details. I could have used a gloss, semi-gloss, or satin, but I wanted an aged feel with heavy distressing and a flat paint is the best choice for that effect.I like the design of this one because it appears to have nine drawers, but actually only has six. The only thing wrong with it was that the finish had been worn (that 1960’s speckled veneer-type finish), and an update would do this brown beast justice. Because I wanted intentional wear, I used a piece of 150 grit sandpaper. Typically when I sand, I like to make the wear look aged, (ie.