Makeovers

Changing the Style of Furniture

Not all upcycled furniture starts out in bad shape.  These nightstands are the perfect example.  They are traditional in design and finish, with modern hardware.  The client was moving to a new home and wanted to update the look.  The nightstands were solid and in excellent condition–they just didn’t fit the new decor.  

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The client envisioned a brown/gray finish with a charcoal gray drawer and “cool” hardware.  I stripped the old finish off and sanded it down to bare wood.  I applied a custom blend stain from Sherwin Williams that hit the perfect note of gray/brown.  

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I painted the drawer in Waverly Chalk paint in Elephant.  Finally, I scored these GORGEOUS drawer pulls that completed the look.  As I had painted the drawer, I was able to fill the existing hole from the single screw knob and attach the pulls by drilling new holes.  

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This project is a perfect example of how furniture can be transformed into a COMPLETELY different look.  Now it fits seamlessly into the client’s new home.

 

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Amy

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