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. 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.

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How to Build a Farmhouse Bench

Bring the family together for dinner with a custom farmhouse bench. We've got the step-by-step instructions to make one for your home.
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Hanging Chairs Are the New Decorating Staple

They’re quirky, fun, and surprisingly versatile. See why hanging chairs are becoming more and more popular, plus how to install one in your home.
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Update an Accent Chair with Adhesive Vinyl

Give a basic wood chair a metallic upgrade. This DIY decor project is simple, sleek, and can be finished in an afternoon.
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How to Repurpose Filing Cabinets

Whether you're remodeling an antiquated office or you come across a set at a garage sale, don't turn down filing cabinets. This versatile storage unit can be repurposed into planters, tables, organizers, and much more.
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How to Turn Bookcases into Built-ins

Turn basic bookcases into custom built-ins with these simple step-by-steps.
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How to Paint Wood Furniture Like a Pro

Use these steps to get a fresh painted finish on any piece of wood furniture. We used this technique to make over an old two-drawer filing cabinet as a petite end table.
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More Furniture Makeovers

17 Beautiful Bookcase Makeovers

Transform the boring bookcase or armoire that has been hiding in your basement for years into a fresh find perfect for any room of your house.
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Before-and-After Furniture Makeovers

Thrift stores and garage sales are ripe with budget-friendly finds, but often what you score secondhand needs a little TLC. Take a look at how we transformed common thrift store finds into wow-worthy furnishings.
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Headboard Entry Organizer

Inexpensive, repurposed finds become stylish organizers that resolve the messy traffic snarl by the door. It's important to have a way to organize and access daily essentials -- often quickly while you head in and out the door. We have solutions for you, and they won't break the bank.