Hairpin legs can bring some Mad Men style to your bedroom…

19 Furniture Makeovers That Prove Legs Can Change Everything

Antique dresser refinished in General Finishes Stillwater Blue by Roots and Wings Furniture. Color-washed with Coastal Blue Milk Paint.

Stillwater Blue Dresser & Colorwashing Tutorial

Antique dresser refinished in General Finishes Stillwater Blue by Roots and Wings Furniture. Color-washed with Coastal Blue Milk Paint.

Armoire Duck Egg Blue...I painted on one coat of a solid Duck Egg Blue and followed with light layers of Duck Egg Blue mixed with Old White to form tints. This creates depth in the finish, allowing it to look more naturally aged. To create highlights, I dry brushed Old White on the edges and raised areas. Although you could use Dark Wax for shadowing, I painted in the shadows with French Linen and sealed with Clear Wax.

Armoire Duck Egg Blue...I painted on one coat of a solid Duck Egg Blue and followed with light layers of Duck Egg Blue mixed with Old White to form tints. This creates depth in the finish, allowing it to look more naturally aged. To create highlights, I dry brushed Old White on the edges and raised areas. Although you could use Dark Wax for shadowing, I painted in the shadows with French Linen and sealed with Clear Wax.

Delight The Eye: Loving Annie Sloan Chalk Paint French Linen as base, then dry brush pure white and Paris gray with lots of dark wax

Delight The Eye: Loving Annie Sloan Chalk Paint French Linen as base, then dry brush pure white and Paris gray with lots of dark wax

Add interest to a plain cabinet door by parading pretty trimwork around the door's perimeter. Measure your cabinet door to determine how much molding you'll need. Be sure to factor in the size of the four embellishments for the corners. Use a miter box to cut the molding strips to size. Paint the cabinet, molding, and embellishments the same color. When they are dry, use wood glue to affix the molding and embellishments to the cabinet. Clamp the pieces in place until the glue dries.

Easy Cabinet Updates

Add interest to a plain cabinet door by parading pretty trimwork around the door's perimeter. Measure your cabinet door to determine how much molding you'll need. Be sure to factor in the size of the four embellishments for the corners. Use a miter box to cut the molding strips to size. Paint the cabinet, molding, and embellishments the same color. When they are dry, use wood glue to affix the molding and embellishments to the cabinet. Clamp the pieces in place until the glue dries.

IKEA Hack: Fabric Covered TRYSIL Chest - THIS LOOKS GREAT - IKEA hack by covering the chest with fabric (a Target tablecloth actually!) and switching out the drawer pulls.

IKEA Hack: Fabric Covered TRYSIL Chest

IKEA Hack: Fabric Covered TRYSIL Chest - THIS LOOKS GREAT - IKEA hack by covering the chest with fabric (a Target tablecloth actually!) and switching out the drawer pulls.

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