Published on March 1st, 2013 | by Jules Yap


TARVA coffee station

Materials: Tarva dresser, new legs, paint, wood boards for top

Description: Using a Tarva dresser as a blank canvas. We first replaced the legs with curvy new legs from Home Depot. We painted and distressed the dresser with chalk paint. And then we placed new distressed stained wood boards in various widths next to one another as a new top.

~ Heather Ackerman, Baltimore, Maryland

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Jules Yap

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8 Responses to TARVA coffee station

  1. Anonymous says:

    Hi Heather, awesome job. Can you go into more detail on how you replaced the legs? thanks!

  2. Anonymous says:

    I like how your name is H.Ackerman… aka Hacker-man

  3. China Ali says:

    Why chalk pait for distressing and how? As for the top where is the woid from?

  4. Laurel says:

    Oh that is pretty!

  5. Anonymous says:

    How are the new legs attached?

  6. MyFuZZyButtZ says:

    Sure looks nice, good job!

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