It’s that time of day…you know…when you take 5 minutes out of your hectic life…sit back and chill out for a moment and check out 5 cool things…I know you will have fun today…because there are Five Fresh Blue/Green Furniture Make-over waiting for you! So if you are looking to add something Fresh and Fabulous to your home decor…you are in the right place…
I have to be honest with you…I look HIGH and low for beautiful diy projects for you that come with great tutorials. Nothing makes me happier than finding things that will inspire you to create. There is so much inspiration out there we can’t all possibly see everything…so my hope is that these kinds of post help you and give you many choices for your wonderful homes.
Some time I get caught on one website and today that website was
Better Homes and Gardens…I don’t usually assemble a post from one place but today…I am making an exception. After clicking and clicking and looking and ooooooing and ahhhhhing for about 3 hours…here are some fresh…fabulous…furniture makeovers that you are going to love. They all come with tutorials and references for hardware…stencils and more…I truly hope you enjoy these!!! You can adapt the basics to any piece of furniture you have…remember…it doesn’t have to be JUST like what you see…make it your own and ENJOY!
First is this scuffed up…tired sideboard…oh in its day I do believe many heads were turned by it’s beauty…
but after turquoise paint was applied…gorgeous white glass pulls were added and an amazing herringbone pattern drawn on the doors…magic happened! This piece is perfect for just about any decor and I think it is totally Cottage Fresh!!!
Drop by and get the DIY!
This treatment would be so much fun on end tables in a bedroom…or maybe a chest of drawers…oh…are you feeling it!!! With a rainbow of colors to choose from…the sky is the limit.
Here we have a tired hutch that is not in the best of condition…but still pretty awesome…
now with the magic of a perfect color…gorgeous glaze…decorative medallions…rope molding and the power of molding layers…check it out!!! You will find all the DIY info you need and you may not have a hutch like this waiting for you…but once again…you can adapt this treatment to any piece of furniture…it could be the one that you found at a Flea Market…Good Will…Curbside or a simple piece from Ikea or Target…doesn’t matter…when you get done with it…it will look amazing…this piece really INSPIRES me!!!!
I hope it inspired you too.
Here is a wonderful Bombay Chest of Drawers…a classic style that fits into any decor. It is available new in 1000 different places and if you can’t find one just like it…you can adapt the treatments to other pieces that are very similar and there are many of them!
BHG shows us 3 different techniques to turn the simple piece into a masterpieces…here is the first one…a gorgeous monogrammed stenciled piece that is so incredibly stunning. All the steps of this diy are waiting for you…right down to how to choose the right hardware not to cover your design…so informative…you will love it! Check it out in all of it’s green gorgeousness!!!!
Now check this out…talk about FRESH and FABULOUS!!!
I love the color combination…adore the paint treatment and the addition of wooden rosettes plus crystal knobs…BRILLIANT!!! Just a really scrumptious piece…drop by BHG for the DIY! Talk about inspiration…you can use what you see and learn for 1001 projects…just wonderful! There is one more that uses wall paper if you would like to check it out…just look here.
Now here is a fresh cool treatment that would look incredible on so many different pieces of furniture. A yummy mint green paint…gorgeous paper…fabulous knobs…decoupage glue…you are good to go! Is your head spinning with ideas? This would be so perfect for a tween girls room…all done out in her favorite colors…WOW! Again…possibilities are limitless!
Are you inspired? Sure hope so! These creations are Fresh and will put a smile on everyone’s face. The other thing I love about them is that you can adapt them to all kinds of furniture and you can apply the diy to your style…color and flair. These are great jumping off points and then you get to do all of the fine tuning and personalizing! Hope you enjoy!!!