10 DIY Furniture Makeovers You'll Want To Recreate

My inaugural post here on Babble several moons ago was a little ode to DIY furniture makeovers. Turns out, after our recent move and with an entire apartment to outfit, I’m back on the furniture makeover bandwagon in a major way. As in, this weekend I am rolling up my sleeves, grabbing a paint brush and getting busy transforming a pair of side tables in desperate need of some love. So I’ve been rounding up inspiration like it’s my job and I figured you’d love to get in on the action, too. So herewith, 10 furniture makeovers so awesome you’ll be skipping to the hardware store to buy a bucket of paint!

  • DIY Furniture Makeovers 1 of 11
    DIY Furniture Makeovers
    Buying new? Totally unnecessary!
  • Green Milk Paint Dresser 2 of 11
    Green Milk Paint Dresser
    I love the soft matte finish of the milk paint on this completely made over dresser. And the bright grass green color is killer!
    Get the how-to from Natty By Design.
  • Coral Credenza 3 of 11
    Coral Credenza
    The coral color of this reimagined credenza and the library-inspired hardware makes it a huge win in my book!
    Get the how-to from Infarrantly Creative.
  • Black Velvet Arm Chair 4 of 11
    Black Velvet Arm Chair
    While tackling upholstery has always frightened me, this chair's glam look pairing black velvet with metallic gold has me inspired to give it a try!
    Get the how-to from 551 East.
  • Beachy Wood Table 5 of 11
    Beachy Wood Table
    This side table got a whole new look with the addition of a time worn wooden slat top and coat of glossy white paint!
    Get the how-to from Design, Dining + Diapers.
  • Yardstick Buffet 6 of 11
    Yardstick Buffet
    I don't know what to say other than this buffet is so cool! Reimagined with vintage yardsticks, it looks nothing like the original piece!
    Get the how-to from Corner House.
  • Nautical Striped Dresser 7 of 11
    Nautical Striped Dresser
    I love all things nautical so this dresser painted in preppy blue and white stripes is right up my alley!
    Get the how-to from A Girl and a Brush.
  • Ombre Dresser 8 of 11
    Ombre Dresser
    I'm still loving the ombre trend and especially for a little girl's room I think this pink dresser is just darling!
    Get the how-to from minimoz.
  • Citrus Orange Desk 9 of 11
    Citrus Orange Desk
    An old, dark desk from the 1970s looks all new and all awesome when coated in slick citrus orange!
    Get the how-to from The 36th Avenue.
  • Chartreuse Console Table 10 of 11
    Chartreuse Console Table
    A vintage Parsons console table looks all modern with this sleek, chartreuse lacquer finish. Love the high gloss look!
    Get the how-to from Little Green Notebook.
  • Graphic White + Wood Chest 11 of 11
    Graphic White + Wood Chest
    Combining the best of a wood finish and paint, I love the graphic white pattern on this dresser!
    Get the how-to from Design*Sponge.


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