Furniture Rehab · Painted Projects

Plant Stand Make-Over

I literally rescued this plant stand from the dumpster.  A neighbor was cleaning out his deceased mother’s house and had a bunch of plants on the lawn for free.  When I stopped to grab a few, he mentioned that I might like a plant stand that he had already put in the dumpster.  He dug… Continue reading Plant Stand Make-Over

Furniture Rehab · Painted Projects

Small Dresser Makeover

I picked up this little dresser from one of our online estate auctions for about $12 (it was being sold with a vintage metal stool).  I thought it would be a good fit for my work room (which has gotten out of control with clutter the last few months). My work space consists of two… Continue reading Small Dresser Makeover

Furniture Rehab · Painted Projects

No Upholstery Needed Bench Make-Over

You may remember this adorable vanity bench in a previous Tuesday’s Treasures post.  I just loved the bird’s eye maple wood and couldn’t bring myself to paint it.  There were specks of paint all over it, so I lightly sanded it with a fine 220 sanding sponge and then put a coat of clear Briwax… Continue reading No Upholstery Needed Bench Make-Over

Furniture Rehab · Painted Projects

Stand Mini-Makeover

I purchased this stand recently from a fellow junk collector.  The top was stained a dark java color, but the wood did not take the stain evenly.  She had painted the legs white. Most of the hard work, was done for me.  I didn’t have any java stain, but I did have a dark walnut,… Continue reading Stand Mini-Makeover

Furniture Rehab

Round Table Make-Over

I purchased this little occasional table at a yard sale for $5.00 last summer.  It was a little rickety, but I thought it had potential.  I took off the pedestal legs and added a little wood glue and that helped a lot to make it feel more sturdy.  The top was very worn, so I… Continue reading Round Table Make-Over

Furniture Rehab · Painted Projects

Homemade Chalk Paint

This post contains affiliate links to help you find the products you may need for this project. Earlier this year I fell victim to the chalk paint craze, but I didn’t like the high prices for small jars of chalk paint or the limited color choices.  Don’t get me wrong, I do have a bunch… Continue reading Homemade Chalk Paint