Ready for a fun before-and-after project? A boring Craigslist dresser is transformed into a vision of blue beauty, in just 10 steps! There is a right way to to achieve a great finish on a painted dresser, and there is certainly a wrong way, too. Sure, you could just slap on a coat of paint and call it a day, but impatience and rushing through the repainting process means sloppy results. However, we're here to share our careful step-by-step process, and to make sure you get it right the first time around so your Craigslist finds can shine!
We all love a good furniture makeover, and these don't disappoint! Get prepared to swoon over these 19 furniture pieces that have been painted in totally unexpected ways. Each piece is inspiring because they're extremely unique. If are you're looking for ways to make over your latest thrifted find, these painted beauties will inspire you!
I ran across this super fun furniture makeover idea recently and simply had to share it! It's a playful twist on the typical painted furniture look, takes a fraction of the time, and has a bigger impact (I think). Check it out!
Here's the thing with painted and glazed furniture. It seems like it should be so easy. And since your goal is basically to get it to look like it came out of a barn, how tough can it be? Well, as I learned last weekend during my first furniture glazing attempt, it's not exactly intuitive. But this tutorial should give you (and me) all the knowledge we need.
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.
After honing your painting skills fixing all those thrift store paintings, you should be more than ready to take on this project! Learn how to turn plain canvas seat cushions into functional works of art--for cheap!
This flea market find was in dire need of some TLC. Fortunately, it landed in just the right hands! Ready for the after? Read on!
We've all seen them; they're at every yard sale and garage sale across the globe: plain, boring, or otherwise uninteresting pieces of furniture. But if there's one thing to be learned from our many Makeover Monday posts, it's this: think twice before you pass them up! With a little creativity and skill, the potential to transform those forgotten pieces is virtually limitless!
We're all familiar with painted dresser makeovers. Heck, we've built up quite a catalog right here on Curbly: some are brightly colored, some have stripes, some have crazy hues hiding in unsuspecting drawers. They're all pretty fabulous, but I think this may be my favorite dresser makeover idea ever!
With the weather finally, maybe, starting to warm up it's just about time to start scrubbing off winter's dirt and grime and sprucing up that outdoor living space. If your vinyl furniture looks like it's seen better days, consider this colorful revamp!
Coming across a decent dresser at a thrift shop is always a delight. The logistics of lugging it home and the time involved in 'flipping' are another story. Kristen, of Kristen F. Davis Designs in Atlanta obviously has worked out those details. Last week Design Sponge posted a Before and After of Kristen's jazzed up dresser project.