Do It Yourself Furniture Refinishing

Whether you have old family heirloom pieces that have been handed down through the generations, elegant prized antiques, or merely furniture treasures discovered at neighborhood yard sales, you know you have been anxious to give them a revitalized appearance. There are a number of furniture refinishing techniques to make your lackluster gems gorgeous once again, so let’s take a look at some of your options.

How to Distress Furniture

Before you toss that piece into the trash consider giving that beat up furniture a new look through a distressed painting technique. Distressing furniture is an easy process and can add character and color to any area of your home.

Best Electric Power Sander for Refinishing Furniture

What type of electric sander is the best for furniture refinishing? The answer to that can be pretty specific to you based on your preference and what you typically work on the most. You really only need one or two sanders in your inventory to handle just about any job (ok I'm spoiled and have three). Of course, if you want some recommendations check out my list.

How to Paint Furniture: A Beginner’s Guide

Painted furniture is quickly becoming a highly popular and trendy way to give old furniture new life. It's a great way to simply add your own touch or personal style to your new or old furniture pieces and if you're like me, a woman on a budget, it's also very affordable. If you are wondering how to paint furniture, what prep work is involved or what type of paint is best for furniture, I've got you covered. If you follow some of these basic steps you will be painting furniture like a boss in no time!