Archive of ‘Furniture Redo’ category

Have you gone ugly-furniture-blind? + Fresh Vintage Dresser

You’ve probably seen this commercial:  The family is sitting around in the kitchen and no one seems to notice the nasty odor coming from the nearby garbage can/dumpster…  or the woman who’s driving her fuzzy dog-car through town and all everyone else can smell is major pet odor.  Then a voice asks “Have you gone noseblind?” Over time, […] Read more…

How to Reupholster a Dining Chair + Straying from your “usual” type of project

My favorite pieces to paint are vintage and antique furniture.  The details, scrolls, and craftsmanship are almost unmatched in modern day pieces.  There’s just something so satisfying about taking a neglected dresser, table, or chair that was loved decades ago and transforming it into a beautiful, usable piece again. Can I get an amen? But […] Read more…

Easy Update: Painted Mirrors

If you’re looking for an easy, budget-friendly way to create a statement piece for your walls, painting a large mirror frame is the way to go.  You may have one already that has a unique design but the original finish isn’t working for you anymore – or you can find them pretty easily while thrifting.  I got both […] Read more…

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