We all get antsy with our decor, but not all of us can afford to go out and purchase something new. Painted furniture is a pretty great way to change things up for a new style while releasing some of your creative energy.
Painting furniture is one of my favorite things to do! This dresser has been in my family for years, I love it but it needed a makeover. You can check out the before and after photos on my blog Designers Sweet Spot.
Most would agree that painting is great, but the prep work can be a chore! Julie Blanner shares a great way to skip the sanding and achieve the same results.
Not everyone appreciates a bright piece of furniture in their home. This charcoal dresser from Farm Fresh Homestead perfectly accented this beautiful farmhouse living room.
The precise lines on this chair really make the colors pop! Hilda Got Rocks does an excellent job demonstrating the power of paint and tape. Think of the possibilities here!
A balayage inspired dresser!? Thirty Eighth Street was inspired by this popular hair color technique. We absolutely love how this beautiful dresser turned out!
The Graphics Fairy has an excellent explanation of how to create this jewel tone finish on furniture. You’ll never believe what this table looked like before it’s fabulous makeover.
Stenciling is also a fun way to add interest to your furniture. Here is one of my most recent furniture makeovers. Designers Sweet Spot has all my tips + tricks as well as photos to explain how I created this fun dresser!
So you’d like to paint some furniture, but you don’t have the patience? In My Own Style created this colorful chairs using spray paint! She also includes her advice on choosing which brand and colors to use, very helpful.
Here is another transformation that demonstrates the ability to add a bit of color without going overboard. We love the herringbone pattern and colors Lovely Etc. chose for this project.
I have a confession. I have a problem with painting furniture. Once I finish one project, I start thinking of the next project I’d like to tackle! This is the last piece I will share from Designers Sweet Spot in this article, but I’m sure you’d be able to find at least a few more on my blog if you took a look around.
Not everyone would be as brave as Prodigal Pieces. This dresser was qualified as junk before its makeover, I bet the previous owner is regretting that now! Its crazy how a little paint and a lot of creativity can completely change a piece of furniture.
Are you a fan of painting your furniture? We’d love to see what you’ve done using your creativity and a bit of paint.
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