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9 Ways To Transform Your Trashy Old Furniture Into Standout Pieces


Written By: Jaymi Naciri
Thursday, November 08, 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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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8. Have a little fun with it

Who says your dining room chairs have to be stodgy?


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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



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