This simple nightstand was repurposed into a sewing storage cabinet for my daughter using . paint, glaze and distressing
The top was painted Dark Brown, while the front and sides were painted Robin’s Egg Blue.
The drawers were painted
, Blazing Orange, Lime Green, and Peacock Blue. Turquoise
Black Glaze was used to provide an aged look with the new colors. Light distressing revealed the original wood tones and white primer.
Brushed silver knobs were add to the drawers.
In all my year of , there’s something that never grew old with seeing how a dated, weary old piece of furniture could pop back to life with a great new look. painting, glazing and distressing furniture
Building upon eye catching design, old pieces are brought back to life with how the colors of
work off each other. paint, glaze and distressing
. paint provides a transformative new color
against that color, highlighting molding and highlighting the wear and tear on a piece. glaze accents black or brown
Distressing pops out the contrasting colors of not only wood tones, but primer too.
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Old head and foot boards are perfect pieces for into useful wall pieces like coat racks and chalkboards. repurposing
With the look provided by
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With added hooks, you can hang coats, towels, backpacks…you name it! The black hooks in these head and foot boards are from Hobby Lobby.
And chalkboard paint allows you to transform flat surfaces into a creative writing space.
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This dresser, with its ornate doors and drawers, was given a new life with . paint, glaze and distressing
The dresser was first painted Off White, then accented with
. Tobacco Glaze
Distressing revealed the original wood tones, adding a pop of contrast.
The original vintage flower knobs were reused, providing a throw back to the original design.
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collection. Dressers – Before & After
Furniture pieces that have seen their better day are prime candidates for the transformation that can provide. paint, glaze and distressing
Latex paint provides endless color options for a piece of furniture needing a new look.
Faux technique glaze accents that new color, providing a weathered and antiqued look as it accents molding, ornate, detail, and the little dents and dings that add character to an older piece.
Distressing adds even more contrast as it pops out original wood tones and primer as well.
As often as possible, I like to reuse the original vintage hardware on piece, providing a throw back to the original design.
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Pieces that are perfect for refinishing are often cringe-worthy at first site. Yet that dated appearance can
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