I picked up this antique Tiger Oak serpentine dresser to paint from Restore, the Habitat for Humanity store. I wasn’t exactly sure what I wanted to do with this, so I first put on a coat of Pure White by Sherwin Williams. It didn’t look good. There were too many knicks and bruises on this piece of furniture to paint it a crisp color. It was screaming for some vintage touches. I used some leftover Rainwashed by Sherwin Williams on the drawers, and then antiqued everything with Minwax Special Walnut stain. I distressed the edges by hand and with a rotary sander. I didn’t use a glaze, I just wiped the stain on with a rag, and immediately wiped it off with a clean rag. I’ve included some pictures of the sides and top so you can see the effect this made. I was happy with the final product, but the drawers need some lovin’. They don’t open and close smoothly. I think in the Spring I may take this to someone to professionally fix the drawers and then it might find a home in our house somewhere, maybe my new office!