Time for a Makeover…

…not for you, but for your out-dated furniture!

These are a few projects I have found that take an old piece of furniture and give it an update into a new beautiful piece. I haven’t tried one myself yet, but I can’t wait to! So if you have a worn down desk, table, or drawer that you’ve been thinking of getting rid of, go get some paint, and get creative!

Here are some before and after shots.

Before

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After

http://blog.spoonflower.com/2012/12/project-revive-a-bedside-table-with-wall-decal.html

A few simple steps to follow when re-furnishing something:

  1. Sand it down
  2. Prime it with a coat of white paint
  3. Paint it your desired colour (once dry)
  4. Give the handles or hardware a new coat of paint where possible

Of course you have the freedom to do whatever you want with your piece, but I like the way this example used a decal to enhance the inside of the drawers and the interior.

Here are a few more ideas to get you started:

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http://attheparks.blogspot.ca/search?updated-max=2013-02-24T13:26:00-08:00&max-results=10

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http://www.lhj.com/style/decorating/easy/chic-and-cheap-ways-to-refresh-your-furniture/?page=1

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