Giving your furniture a new lease of life with a splash of paint can be very rewarding.
I’ve been painting furniture for a few years now and still remember the feeling of satisfaction when I transformed a pair of glossy pastel blue bedsides into shabby chic white bedside tables. (Below – and please excuse the poor iphone pic quality, but this was a LONG time ago)
I ran out of things to paint in my own home and sourced pieces from here, there and everywhere to satisfy my passion. (See my post on “Where to Find Funky Furniture”)
There is so much possibility in a can or two of paint! And whether you use ordinary latex paint, chalk paint or milk paint, you can achieve a totally new look to a room when you add a pop of colour or transform plain dark wood to white or neutral tones.
Take this dresser for instance. I took it from this: