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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.

Cheap and Chic DIY Headboard Ideas

Make a personal statement in your bedroom retreat with a pretty headboard for...

How to Paint Distressed Wood Furniture

Give a piece of wood furniture an aged look with this easy DIY distressed...

Now THIS Is How You Update Craigslist Furniture

Sometimes what you find on Craigslist is exactly the piece you wanted. But mor...

13 Beautiful Bookcase Makeovers

Transform the boring bookcase or armoire that has been hiding in your basement...

Best DIY Dresser Makeover Ideas

Have an old dresser that's looking a little dull? Spicing it up is easy! Often...

How to Paint Cabinets or Furniture

The go-to guide to get smooth coverage when painting wood cabinets or furniture.

Reupholster a Dining Room Chair

Give tired dining room chairs a boost by reupholstering the seat cover. It's a...

How to Paint Upholstery

Yes, you can actually paint upholstered furniture and give a tired piece a...

DIY Headboard

Add a focal point to your bedroom with a DIY upholstered headboard. Our...

12 Fabulous Furniture Trends to Inspire Your Next Makeover

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DIY-ify: 14 Clever Outdoor DIY's

Yay. It is finally Spring. Here in Oregon we still have cold weather and a bit...

Makeovers for Garage Sale Gems

Many items that end up in landfills could have been re-purposed with just a...

Fabulous Furniture Makeovers

Uncover the hidden charm of a cast-off piece with a bit of creative thinking...

How to Reupholster a Chair

Furnishings with good bones but bad skin can be easily updated with fresh...

Store More with Furniture -- The DIY Way

Make furniture work twice as hard with smart storage strategies. Transform...

Revamped Armoires for Small-Space Storage

Start with a basic armoire, unfinished or just outdated. Rethink its purpose...

Drab-to-Fab DIY Furniture Projects

Have old, boring furniture sitting around? Not anymore. Thanks to these fab...

DIY Furniture Transformations

Make the most of your furnishings by repurposing pieces into custom creations...

Next-Level Dresser Makeover Projects

Three fresh ways to add character to a plain white dresser.

Before-and-After Furniture Makeovers

Thrift stores and garage sales are ripe with budget-friendly finds, but often...

Seriously Impressive DIY Upholstery Updates

Furnishings with good bones but bad skin can be quickly refreshed with basic...

DIY Shelving Unit

Make your own custom shelving unit out of galvanized-steel pipes and wooden...

Must-See DIY Coffee Tables

Craft a coffee table that reflects both your style and your do-it-yourself...

How to Reupholster a Chair

We took this slipper chair from clunky to chic by giving it a new covering of...

Furniture Makeovers that Maximize Storage

Don't take furniture pieces for face value. A few tweaks can make a big...

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