My aim is to achieve sustainable change, not just make a cute little makeover. --Jamie Oliver
What to Look For in a Dresser or Nightstand To Refinish
To repurpose old pressed wood bookcases: take the flimsy back off and replace with stained 2x4s or 1x4s.
Repurposed Piano Pantry by Gypsy Barn... could make countertop with thick glass over keys...instead of just open cavity.
Gypsy Barn - Gallery
How to Repair Damaged or Missing Veneer
Naturally Repair Wood With Vinegar and Canola Oil. Use 3/4 cup of oil, add 1/4 cup vinegar. white or apple cider vinegar, mix it in a jar, then rub it into the wood. You don’t need to wipe it off; the wood just soaks it in.
Naturally Repair Wood With Vinegar and Canola Oil
MakandJill - Blog - Antibes Green Garden Bench
indoor summer "fort" under the stairs.
Here is a basic How To's for the little green stools. If you happen to find some large spools like I did :-), this is how I covered and shap...
transform ugly gliders (note, its a little time consuming)
ugly glider no more
beautiful. I wonder, could one add staggered shelving like this above a short or damaged dresser, extending the repaired sides up high? Hmmmmm.
Lemonade: Kitchen Cupboard Makeover Part I
Good to Know: Re-do honey oak (wooden or laminate) cabinets or furniture with "General Finishes Java Gel Stain" (absolutely NO substitutions for this brand!) No brushing! Wipe gel stain and gel poly on with men's white sock.
Good to Know: Re-do honey oak (wooden or laminate) cabinets or furniture with "General Finishes Java Gel Stain" (absolutely NO substitutions for this brand!) No brushing! Wipe gel stain on with men's white sock.