I headed down to Salvation Army to see what they had. What I was looking for: a well made, wood dresser that I could potentially refinish to match the room.
Once there, I found a yellowy-green smaller sized, 4-drawer dresser with funky handle-pulls that was well made, but $90!!! Yikes- too much.
But after going home and looking around more, I still liked it. So I returned and .... I asked if they could lower the price. And they said yes. While it still was a small splurge at $60, I can tell from the craftmanship that it will last.
I had to nail/glue one of the drawer brackets, but aside from that it was ready to be refinished.
Dresser~ $60 (Salvation Army)
Grey-blue paint~ $13 (Lowes)
New hardware (drawer pulls)~ $2.50 X 8=$20 (Lowes)
A little more than I had hoped....
But, wait till you see the after pics! :)