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…

How to update old furniture using a beautiful bird feature

Don’t ignore old furniture because it’s brown and boring. This is a guide on how you can update old furniture using a beautiful bird feature. Reduce, reuse, recycle. I want to start by acknowledging that not all old wood furniture needs painting. Plenty of people are in the ‘it’s terrible to paint that beautiful piece’…

Navy blue transformation of a free bookshelf

Want to transform a free bookshelf from shabby chic (or just shabby) to classic and clean? Here’s how with a navy blue makeover. I got this solid pine bookshelf for free. Bargain. Although sometimes a piece that has already been painted is more effort than it’s worth. Not this time, fortunately. Navy blue transformation of…

Reupholster a shabby footstool into a beautiful new piece

Want a footstool you can be proud of? Here’s a simple project on how to reupholster an old footstool and give it a new lease of life. This was a £6 charity shop find and could have been brought back to life with a wash and a nice stencil as it was in good condition.…

How to create a beautiful floral chest of drawers

Want to create a statement piece of furniture? This is how to create a beautiful chest of drawers using a floral furniture transfer. It’s all about the piece, the prep, and sometimes problems. Beautiful beginnings Refinishing furniture can take a long time. If you start with a quality piece then you have a solid foundation…

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