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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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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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.
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More Furniture Makeovers

Cheap and Chic DIY Headboard Ideas

These cheap DIY headboard ideas will show you how to make a genius headboard from everyday items like wood shims, old shutters, and upholstered panels.
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11 Clever Ways to Paint Furniture

Paint can do wonders for blah and bland furniture. But there are more things you can do besides just slapping on a fresh color. These ideas show you how to get a little more clever with paint.
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5 Things You NEED to Know Before Renovating a Piece of Furniture

Keep these tips and tricks in mind if you're considering making over a piece of furniture.