Before and After Furniture Makeovers

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Before and After Furniture Makeovers

Hopefully these before and after furniture makeovers gets your creative juices flowing.  Furniture makeovers are at the very least, eco and budget friendly. Take on a DIY project and transform your flea market finds into fabulous one-of-a-kind furniture. With a little spray paint or fabric, and a lot of imagination you can give new life to a thrift store find for a few dollars. These are easy furniture makeovers I have done in the past.

Old Dresser Makeover

It’s amazing what a little paint and new hardware will do. I got this dresser for free and now use it so store my craft tools. It’s perfect because the drawers are lined with velvet. Check out all the details and video for this dresser makeover. I made this over twice. The first time I bought the knobs at Habitat for Humanity ReStore, which is a great resource for inexpensive hardware.

Dresser Furniture MakeoverBefore and After

Easy Drawer Makeover

Change drawers by decoupaging them or changing the hardware. I made over these drawers and then changed then back after a couple years.

Drawer Makeover Before and After

Use Fabric in your Furniture Makeovers

Here is an outdated side table I made over for my best friend to fit in her apartment. All it needed was a fresh coat of paint and some fabric.

Wooden Side Table Makeover Before and After

Old Bench Makeover

Here is a $5.00 garage sale bench I made over with padding and fabric.

Easy Garage Sale DIY Upholstered Wood Bench Plus Garage Sale Tips for Finding Furniture

Thrift Store Reading Bench

I turned this little bench with drawer into a reading bench for my daughter’s book nook in her room.

Thrift Store Bench Before and After

Weathered Picnic Table Makeover

This old picnic table was neglected from the rain outside. With a little sanding, primer, paint, and fabric, I gave it a new fresh makeover for my kids.

Kids Picnic Table Makeover Before and After

Furniture Makeover Tips

Here are some quick tips if you are considering a DIY furniture makeover!

Tip 1: Reupholstering is actually very easy.  If you are considering this, examine the piece of furniture before you buy it to make share the seat, for example, is easy to take off and put back on.  Check out my post on upcycled bar stools for
an easy and quick tutorial.

Tip 2: Check out my post on when and how to use primer for a quick and easy to follow guide before tackling a furniture paint makeover.

Tip 3: Instead of a paint make over, consider using wallpaper remnants to update an old table or armoire.

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