COMING NEXT: Original Queen Anne vintage , art deco, or waterfall dresser, (whatever you want to name it), has seen better days. It has so much character, I’m nervous about painting it. I want to paint up to its potential. Thanks to Debbie at Westside Furniture for saving it to let me paint it!
Styling a furniture makeover for quick sale is a narrow path, so I drew inspiration from a very similar and popular looking Manatee Gray and White Fluff waterfall dresser. I’m planning to do a couple of add-ons just because I can: white stripes on the sides, a paper clay keyhole on the top drawer and………………… Read More Waterfall Dresser Makeover Gray and White
Found at an estate sale last summer, this dresser didn’t scream Black Folk Americana to me. In fact, it didn’t tell me anything. It sat on my porch for 6 months quietly and simply, waiting for its makeover time. In the meantime, I’ve seen more black heavily distressed furniture emerge in shops and online. I… Read More Black “Folk Americana” Dresser
Part Art Deco, Mid Century Modern or, Steampunk, I love how this black silver dresser makeover fits any of those styles. It’s a masculine dresser among painted furniture for the bachelor man/boy room. I painted one for the guys! I want it painted black General finishes Lamp Black goes on so smooth especially using a… Read More “Mad Men” Black Silver Dresser
There is that piece of furniture in your house – a buffet, dresser, wood chairs, TV stand, end tables, or night stands – you’ve been looking at for years. Same ol’ same. Tired of the water stains, chipped up legs, it’s too dark and you are ready to throw it in the trash heap? Re-funk… Read More Got an Ugly Piece?
A forlorn washing stand, bound for the burn pile, recovered to beautiful white-washed farm room dresser. Checkout the before, during and after pictures. … Read More White-Wash Antique Stand
I’m more than excited for this painted furniture project that turned two orphaned pieces into a western chic antique. Must have been divine intervention to come across a barn find Chevelle mirror and matching sized garage sale dresser within a few short weeks of each other. Both pieces were in terrible shape and possible bon… Read More “The Cheyenne” Painted Cowgirl Western Chic Antique
Sometimes I feel alone in my passion for painting beat up mid century modern dressers. I’m always inspecting what other painters are doing. Of course, we do what sells. If a piece is white or gray, has some distressing, knob bling, maybe a chic stencil, and some dark wax antiquing effect, it sells fast. I… Read More Hooked on Mid Century Modern Furniture Painting
Mid Century Modern furniture is so fun to paint. However, it just doesn’t get credit as vintage furniture that it deserves. It’s discarded and tossed to the curb often, so sad. Many people consider this stuff a wreck, but not me. Mid Century Moderns were built in the 60’s, just like me! See how it… Read More Painted Mid Century Modern Dresser Ocean Blue
The Hottest 2018 Trend – Mid Century Modern. Find out why.… Read More The Next Furniture Painting Trend 2018 – Mid Century Modern