MISFIT HANDLES - shabby chic chest of drawers

One of the many repurposing projects I have
undertaken is finding new ways to use vintage
hardware. Whether I find one lonely handle or
12 ugly ones I collect them until some great
sets can be created. I started using the word
"MISIFT" to describe the unique collection
of hardware when I was listing them in my

This 1930's chest of drawers shows off how MISFIT handle sets can be used.
I used matching pairs for these drawers but you can also use single handles down the middle.
Note there is also a tiny set of knobs on the second drawer.
I have also applied wood appliques on the drawer and the base apron
to change the overall look of the piece.

This dresser is painted in a distressed Annie Sloan White with a waxed finish.

ALSO ...
I have 1000's of pieces of reclaimed hardware, lots of MISFIT sets, and wood
appliques to choose from at firstfinds so stop in and see what you can find.



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  1. Hi Kristy!!!

    It's been too long since I've read your emails....Far too long!!!!

    I've had major health problems and we have a new puppy that has kept me very busy!!! I love the handles on this dresser. I love having a different look and not go with the norm. Bill once saw this show that showed a dining room table with all different place settings and 8 different chairs. He thought it was so unique and fell in love with it!!!

    Have a great weekend!!!




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