Weary old furniture that’s seen it’s better day has a chance at a whole new life with paint, glaze and distressing!
Pieces that are perfect for refinishing are often cringe-worthy at first site. Yet that dated appearance can pop back to life with color and the ways glaze and distressing accent the original design of vintage furniture.
This chunky pedestal end table was given a new look with paint, glaze and distressing.
Distressing revealed the original wood tones and gave the end table a rustic look.
For more inspiration, visit our End Tables – Before & After collection.
Transforming furniture with paint, glaze and distressing is an art and a skill with great rewards.
With a paint color you select and apply, the piece begins to take on a fresh new look.
Glaze, either black or brown, takes that color to another level with how it accents the molding and detail of the piece.
Distressing then pops out both primer and original wood tones. This added contrast adds great dimension and draws attention to the distinct features of the piece.
Turquoise provides a refreshing and calming look to this old chest. It adds a lively pop of character and a look that’s tailor fit for weary, old vintage furniture.
The contrasting effects of Black Glaze add even more to the new look of this color. When distressed, original wood tones add even more depth and dimension to the piece that’s found a new life!
For more inspiration, visit out Turquoise Refinished Furniture collection.
Paint, glaze and distressing open up endless options when creating a whole new look for old furniture.
Whether a color that’s bold or neutral in it’s expression, paint can breathe new life into a piece that’s seen it’s better day.
On that new color, glaze accents the woodwork and detail, adding dimension and depth to the piece.
Distressing take that new look further as original wood tones add further definition to the paint and glaze.
If you are new to the art of refinishing furniture with paint, glaze and distressing, we can help.
Our diy eBook Facelift Your Furniture provides detailed, illustrated information on all the products and steps needed to transform your furniture.
This old French provincial nightstand was given a new life with paint, glaze and distressing!
Distressing revealed the white primer and original wood tones.
The original drawer pull was reused as a throw back to the original design.
For more inspiration, visit our Nightstands – Before & After collection.