Hello, lovely! I have been working on lots of brand new makeovers for my upcoming book, and every time I finish one I wish so badly that I could share it with you!!
For now I’m sharing this console table makeover that already sold – I think I paid about $20 for it at a yard sale. Seriously, who could resist those legs??
** Today is Furniture Fixer Uppers day with my creative blogging friends, so be sure to stick around and see their makeovers at the bottom of this post!
I don’t know how I always end up with these pieces with ink stained drawers… even with primer, the ink often peeks through! The best solution for that is to cover it up with pretty paper (which you’ll see a little further down).
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The cherry wood table was primed with two coats of my favorite primer. Then I decided to change the pulls to a single knob, so I filled the original holes with wood filler and marked a new spot in the center.
(Normally you’d want to fill and drill holes before starting to paint, but sometimes I do things a little out of order… Lol)
I drilled the new holes, painted two coats of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Pure White, and lightly distressed around the edges. Then I protected it with clear wax and finally tackled the drawer problem.
The final touch on this console table makeover was new knobs from Hobby Lobby. These add a modern, stylish touch.
Here’s a top view of those decoupage drawers…
Such a change from how it first looked when I got it!
And it’s such a sweet piece for an entry way, hallway, or any little nook where you need some extra table space.
Here’s a handy before-after graphic of this console table makeover for you:
Let me know what you think of this console table makeover in a comment below – also please pin or share this project with a friend so others can be inspired too. Thank you, I appreciate you! -Jen
I know many of you are already running (or starting) your own furniture makeover business, and I get a lot of questions about pricing and profit. This table I purchased for about $20, used a little primer, paint, and wax, and already had the paper – so very minimal supply costs. I priced it at $135 and it ended up selling from my booth at 20% discount for a total price of $108. To learn more about pricing refinished furniture for sale with more examples, read This Post.
Next it’s time for Furniture Fixer Uppers with my blogging friends, when we each share a new furniture tutorial to inspire you:
Below are the Before photos – visit the links underneath to see the After and learn how they did it:1. Prodigal Pieces
2. Confessions of a Serial DIYer
3. Just the Woods
4. The Interior Frugalista
5. Petticoat Junktion