Real Estate News

9 Ways To Transform Your Trashy Old Furniture Into Standout Pieces


Written By: Jaymi Naciri
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Dont trash it or stash it. Beautify it with a coat or paint or some fresh new upholstery. You just might end up with a killer item that becomes the centerpiece of your space.

Here are 10 ways to transform those old pieces into something amazing:

1. Paint it black

A sad finish on a great, solid piece of furniture can bring it down. A coat of black paint can transform a dowdy old garage dweller into a showstopper youll want to feature prominently in your home.

2. Paint it white

White can transform a piece of furniture in multiple ways. Choose a chalky paint for a French country finish or gloss to make it modern. It can even turn an old Indonesian bench into a beachy spot for lounging.


Lilyfield Life

3. Paint it your favorite color

This antique blanket chest might not have stood out for the right reasons with its old mid-tone wood finish. But in dusty blue, its getting attention for all the right reasons.


Apartments I Like

4. Upholster it

Dated, dreary, torn, or worn fabric can hide the beauty of an antique piece. A curvy chair gets new life with a bright pop of floral upholstery and a surprising striped arm.


1700 Louisiana

5. Paint it a color you never considered

Give something old a new splash of color to make any piece of furniture the centerpiece of any room.nbsp;

6. Stripe it in something other than black and white

A bold color choice, some horizontal stripes, and a little antiquing create a one-of-a-kind piece.


WANELO

7. Antique it even further

Take a piece thats a little beat up, and then take it a step further. A little sandpaper, a little wax, and you have a masterpiece.


Shizzle Design

8. Have a little fun with it

Who says your dining room chairs have to be stodgy?


Paula Gold

9. Add an unexpected pattern to your unexpected color choices

What could be more fun than painting the Union Jack on your old dresser? Painting it in pink and orange



Copyright© 2018 Realty Times®. All Rights Reserved

 

Facebook linkedin twitter youtube googleplus instagram
Map SearchClick here for a free Market AnalysisBuyers: Search here for your Dream HomeSubscribe! Sign up to recieve our Newsletter!Real Estate Outlook
Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2018


Economic Reports and Mortgage Rates

Did you know that economic reports can impact mortgage rates? And that some economic reports have...
> Full Story

Are You Ready to Be a Landlord?

ldquo;One of the biggest shifts in the housing market since the financial crisis has been the gro...
> Full Story

Real Estate Referrals, Again

Wersquo;ve had enough queries and responses regarding the difference between state and federal la...
> Full Story



Copyright ©2018 - Realty Times®
All Rights Reserved.