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10 DIY Furniture Makeovers

By Cyd Converse |

It’s a running joke that I never pay retail for furniture. Ever. Years of living on a budget have allowed me to perfect the fine art of scouring Craigslist, flea markets and garage sales for just the right furniture pieces. And if they aren’t just right? A little elbow grease and paint goes a long way to adding a lot of style to hand-me-downs and vintage finds. Here are 10 DIY furniture makeovers that I’m currently loving…

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Painting Furniture Ideas

Chevron Painted Dresser

I love the distressed chevron stripes.
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About Cyd Converse


Cyd Converse

Cyd Converse is a blogger, designer and stylist with a passion for parties and entertaining. She is the founder of The Sweetest Occasion, a blog where she shares inspiration for entertaining, DIY ideas, fashion finds, home decor and pretty party wares. Read bio and latest posts → Read Cyd's latest posts →

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4 thoughts on “10 DIY Furniture Makeovers

  1. Tanya from Dans le Townhouse says:

    Great round-up! I love how creative people get with furniture. The ombre chair is my fave.


  2. rebecca says:

    soo.. how do i do this to my old dresser?!

  3. Courtney says:

    The black and white herringbone dresser is my work and the link below it doesn’t work so there is no way this dresser can be linked back to me.

    I’d appreciate if you could update the post so I can receive credit. My website is

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