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Furniture

How to paint furniture, DIY repainting furniture tutorials, how to repair furniture, staining wood, antique restoration, as well as how to upholster all with pictured instructions and free patterns.

Repurposed Furniture: Create a Potting Table {DIY}

Repurposed Furniture: Create a Potting Table {DIY}

Repurposed Furniture: Create a Potting Table {DIY} A slab of stone and a few overturned flowerpots make a table that blends into the garden so well, it almost looks like something you unearthed while turning the soil. The top is a piece of marble, but slate — or even an old wooden door — would work just as well:   …

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Stained and Glazed Dining Set {staining wood}

Stained and Glazed Dining Set {staining wood}

Stained and Glazed Dining Set {staining wood} The top was stripped 3 times…I’m not sure, but I think the top had been poly’d 10 times or more….and then heavily sanded to get it down to the bare wood. I chose a dark walnut stain and to get this more solid look, stained 3 coats and poly’d 3 times for durability. …

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Guest Bedroom Side Table {how to refinish a table}

Guest Bedroom Side Table {how to refinish a table}

Guest Bedroom Side Table {how to refinish a table} I am thrilled with the $30 makeover…I love the height of the table and am equally infatuated with the whitewashed top. I finished this top by stripping the finish (with my favorite…SmartStrip by Peel Away), and wiping a whitewash into the grain. See more instructions for whitewashing. View This Tutorial

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DIY Coffee Table {re-do}

DIY Coffee Table {re-do}

DIY Coffee Table {re-do} My original plan was to take off the top entirely and make a new top to place on it after I had painted the legs a new avocado color and antiqued them. The problem was the entire top was glued down so tight that I could not get it off. So what’s a girl to do …

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How To Refinish A Table: Dining Table

How To Refinish A Table: Dining Table

he dining set was purchased from Craig’s List, the table from Carlisle, PA and the chairs from Richmond, VA.  The chairs and table base are painted in Sherwin Williams Creamy in ProClassic water based semi-gloss.  I distressed them and used dark walnut stain by Minwax on the table base and a burnt umber universal tint on the chairs.  You can find …

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