Stunning Makeover using Paint Inlay – Painting Furniture Before and After

What’s the artisanal answer to a furniture transfer? A Paint Inlay! See it in action in this painting furniture before and after. The words game changer are often overused. But in this case, it might actually be true.  A Paint Inlay is a product that has been around for about a year. I recently had…

How to paint an IKEA dresser (laminate furniture makeover)

Have laminate furniture or chest of drawers in need of a makeover? Here’s how to paint IKEA dresser so that it lasts. Normally when I start a makeover of an upcycled piece of furniture. It’s someone else’s. But this time it’s an update of my own dresser.  Thanks to Dixie Belle for sponsoring this post.…

How to create a beautiful floral chest of drawers

Want to create a statement piece of furniture? This dresser makeover is how to paint a floral chest of drawers using a furniture transfer. Refinishing furniture can take a long time. If you start with a quality piece then you have a solid foundation on which to create something beautiful. This post may include affiliate…

Is furniture flipping worth the effort? Time and money?

Is furniture flipping worth the effort? You can get cheap furniture that has been painted. The downside is that it will be more work for you. If you’re really lucky you can find bargains that haven’t been painted. If you’re starting from natural wood then you don’t have to undo the work of other people.…

How to make an on-trend painted and wood dresser

Have an old dresser you want to update? Here’s how to create the current trend of the painted and wood dresser look. If you like the modern style. Or your furniture demands a specific makeover to mask its imperfections. Here’s how… This post includes gifted products and affiliate links so you can easily find the…

How to paint mismatched furniture to look cohesive

Want to paint mismatched furniture to make it look like a set? Here are the key elements to create a balanced and cohesive look. Not as many people have a classic set of bedroom furniture these days. Pieces are acquired over time, bought separately or received as hand-me-downs. Which means that they don’t always look…

Create a stunning, spring-fresh look on furniture

Would you like to give your furniture a clean, spring-fresh look? It’s easy with pastel colours and a floral transfer. Just in time for spring, it’s no surprise that florals and pretty colours are right up my alley. It’s probably my signature style. But I love it and the result turned out so nicely. Thank…

Wait until you see this upcycled pink chest of drawers

Looking to transform your chest of drawers? This pink chest of drawers started out as plain Mexican Pine but wait until you see the result… Free is the best price although that often comes at the cost of repairs. The drawers were missing their handles, a base to the bottom drawer and the backing was…

May the force be with your new Star Wars furniture

Know a fan who would love themed Star Wars furniture? Here’s how to make a chest of drawers using Star Wars wallpaper decoupage. A common concern I hear from people wanting to paint furniture is that they’re afraid to start. And if your first piece is a family heirloom then yes, be cautious. If you…

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