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Furniture Makeovers

Transform old furniture into new, functional pieces with these step-by-step makeovers. Follow our fresh and affordable tips to rethink secondhand furniture and make it into something fresh and fabulous. No matter your skill level, you can complete a furniture makeover. Use our fun paint techniques to update a dresser, table, chair, or bookcase, and take items from bland to beautiful in less than a weekend. Try out a stencil, faux finish, or painter's tape design to create a furniture piece that reflects your personal style. Do-it-yourself ideas such as drawer pulls, storage built-ins, and even headboard projects will get you started and help you gain the confidence to complete large-scale furniture projects. Learn to update cabinet doors, customize a nightstand, personalize a chair, complete an upholstery project, and master paint techniques with our tips. Scour flea markets, thrift stores, consignment shops, garage sales, and big box retailers to find an inexpensive piece perfect for customization. This budget-friendly alternative to purchasing new furniture not only reuses discarded pieces, but it also allows you to create a custom, one-of-a-kind item that reflects your personal decor style.

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