Use Paint, Glaze & Distressing to Transform Your Furniture

Transform your furniture with paint, glaze and distressing! Great DIY ideas from Facelift Furniture.

Transform your furniture with paint, glaze and distressing!

When your old furniture has seen its better day, paint, glaze and distressing offer weary furniture pieces a chance at a whole new life.

With a favorite paint color, you can take an old piece in a new direction, and with glaze, the the great design of molding and ornate detail stands out.

Distressing pops out original wood tones, while reused pull can provide a throw back to the original design.

Endless are your color options with latex paint. And if you are new to refinishing with a paintbrush, we can help.

Our DIY eBook Facelift Your Furniture lists all of the supplies, provides all the steps, and teaches the artistic skill you need to get the job done. Use discount code ILOVEDIY to purchase for only $6.49!

Go HERE to purchase your copy of Facelift Your Furniture .

 

Peacock Blue Hexagon End Table – Before & After

Peacock Blue Hexagon End Table - Before & After

 

This vintage hexagon end table had seen it’s better day. That is, until it was upstyled! Of all the old pieces of furniture I like to refinish, hexagon end tables stand out on top.

Weary and worn, I have little desire to see these dated pieces in my home. Refinished with paint, glaze, and distressing, they take on a whole new life of character and eye-catching appeal.

This piece is upstyled in in distressed Peacock Blue. Black glaze accents the detailed areas. And old lion’s head pulls replaced the pulls original pulls (since one of them was broken).

This piece is also featured in our Hexagon End Tables Collection, which shows how these pieces have been refinished in all kind of colors!

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End Tables in Distressed Black & Oatmeal – Before & After

Matching end tables in distressed Black & Oatmeal - Before and After from Facelift FurnitureThese matching end tables were given a new life with paint, glaze and distressing

Refinished in Black and Oatmeal, Black Glaze was used to antique and accent the sides and legs.

Light distressing revealed the wood tones, while new pulls added to the transformed look of the end tables. 

The painted, glazed and distressed look of these pieces can be be replicated on your furniture!

Our DIY eBook Facelift Your Furniture can show you how. Purchase for only $6.49 with code ILOVEDIY.

Chunky Barn Red End Table – Before & After

Chunky Barn Red End Table - Before & After from Facelift Furniture

This chunky old end table was given a new life with paint, glaze and distressing

Refinished in Barn Red, the end table took on a new life! Black glaze accents the detail and molding, accenting the design of the piece.

Distressing revealed both the original wood tones and white primer that provided an extra pop.

Small white marble and brass pulls were added the drawers to top off the new look. 

The transformation is this old end table is one of my favorites, and I decided it was a keeper! Since childhood, I’ve loved the color red. It’s also the color of my favorite football team! Go Big Red!!

For more inspiration, visit our Red Refinished Furniture collection. 

 

Ornate End Table in Turquoise & Black Glaze – Before & After

Ornate End Table Given a New Life in Turquoise! Before & After from Facelift FurnitureThis little ornate end table had seen it’s better day. But with paint, glaze and distressing, it took on a whole new life!

Refinished in Turquoise, Black glaze was used to accent all the great detail of the piece and provide an antiqued look.

Light distressing revealed original wood tones. 

For more inspiration, visit our End Tables – Before & After collection. 

Pedestal Table in Distressed Peacock Blue – Before & After

This small Duncan Phyfe pedestal table was given a new life with paint, glaze and distressing

Refinished in Peacock Blue, Black glaze was used to accent the detail and provide an antiqued look.

Light distressing revealed the original wood tones. 

The original hardware on the tips of the table legs were reused as a throw back to the original design.

For more inspiration, visit our End Tables – Before & After collection.

Chunky End Table Transformed in Barn Red & Black Glaze

Chunky End Table Transformed in Barn Red & Black GlazeThis chunky end table was given a new life with paint, glaze and distressing

Refinished in Barn Red, this end table took on a new life! Black glaze accents the detail and molding, accenting the design of the piece.

Distressing revealed both the original wood tones and the while primer that provided an extra pop.

Small white marble and brass pulls were added the drawers to tie into the new look. 

For more inspiration, visit our Red Refinished Furniture collection.