Before updating or touching up a chair or small, lightweight table, elevate it over the work surface by gently tapping a nail into the bottom of each leg. The legs will get better air circulation for drying and won't stick to the surface.
Paint the Wood Floor: A painted area rug is perfect for a wood floor that isn't in great condition. It helps hide faults, turning a rough, inconsistent plane in to a surface rich with color. A painted rug also defines an area, turning it into a focal point.