Dress up a Dresser

Here's an easy, inexpensive idea to help keep your dresser drawers looking and working their best.
freshen drawers with tissue paper and wax

freshen drawers with tissue paper and wax

Materials and Tools:

old wrapping paper
measuring tape
scissors
nubs of used candles

Steps:

1. Traditionally, wrapping papers from bridal and baby showers were saved to use as drawer liners. Use the measuring tape to measure the dimensions of the drawers of a dresser.

2. Cut the wrapping paper to size and insert it into the drawers.

3. Rub the side of a candle along the edges of the drawers; also rub it along the drawer runners inside the chest. This will keep the drawers sliding smoothly.

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