Is the idea of a furniture makeover daunting to you? Do you live to DIY? Or would you rather just buy? Sometimes when I see a piece of furniture on a curb or at a thrift store, it looks like it's in too bad of shape to make it over, but this before and after is proof that a little elbow grease works! I especially love the deco design up top!
Confession: I love IKEA furniture. I love that it's affordable. I love that it's modern. And I love that it can get an easy makeover to become a custom piece of furniture!
The Rast dresser from IKEA, with its untreated pine and minimalist lines, is common fodder for DIY furniture makeovers. This version, though, takes the Rast to a whole new level -- times two!
Ah, the ubiquitous IKEA Malm Dresser. This simple piece of furniture is the perfect blank canvas for a colorful and quirky makeover!
We've got some modern makeover madness for you today! Here are 7 awesome furniture face lifts to inspire your own creativity. Enjoy!
A lot of the dresser makeovers we feature are pieces that were in fairly bad shape and then get spruced up with a colorful or unique paint job. From the looks of it, someone attempted a painted makeover on this poor Lane dresser years ago, not once or twice, but three times. Is it beyond restoring to its former glory?
It's an old dumpy dresser, the kind we've seen a million times on Curbly. But this time, this time it's getting a whole different kind of makeover!
It's hard to believe that this dresser turned into the one pictured below, but Monica and Jess would swear it's the same one, and they should know, they did the makeover. At one time the dresser was used for a tool chest, but the ladies had other plans. Check it out:
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It's bedroom month here and we're kicking things off in full Curbly fashion with a roundup of our favorite DIY bedroom projects! From headboards to lighting, we've got ten ideas to help make your life easier, more stylish, and even more restful. Ready? Let's go!
The best furniture makeovers are not necessarily the most over the top. A little paint and some new hardware can make Goodwill and Craigslist finds look like they're straight off the showroom floor. Take for example these 12 makeovers, each is as fresh as a spring day.
Lexi's dresser makeover (pictured above) was inspired by Benjamin Moore Paint Strips. However, she made her own custom colors with some white and green paint she had...
Ombré was a big, huge deal last year, but this makeover takes a unique spin on the DIY decor trend!
While walking down the plumbing supply aisle in her local big box store Mandi was hit by inspiration. She decided to use PVC pipe to makeover an old dresser she had purchased at a garage sale for 50 dollars. Now, I know what you're thinking: How does one go about using PVC pipe to makeover a dresser?? Like this:
Whether you're on the fence, passionately opposed, or enthusiastically in favor of painting wood furniture (see Melanie's recent post "To paint or not to paint?"), you've got to admit that the "after" in this case looks pretty dang good.
Amy saw the potential in this Craigslist dresser and had to have it for her nursery. Some Benjamin Moore San Antonio Gray paint, white knobs and vinyl stickers later, it's not recognizable.