This dresser was pretty ugly, Im sure you will agree when you see the picture below. The mirror is pretty cool though, I found the same one at a Salvation Army and it now hangs in my bedroom.
I thought the top looked a bit too much like marble, and the detailing on the front middle that I thought was pretty neat when I picked the dresser up, didn't really do it for me after I was finished.
I kept working, and re-working the dresser (adding colour, distressing, more distressing, etc) until I was a little bit happy with how it looked.
In hindsight, I wish I had traded out the hardware for something with more personality. Instead I opted to paint the hardware out black, and I think it disappears to much against the black drawers.
But that is the way it goes, Im sure we all have some pieces that we love more than others!