"Freshen up an old chest with green lacquer and new knobs. Add a colorful printed fabric shade to a flea market lamp." —Erin Benedict, Fullerton, California Read more: Home Makeover Ideas - Room Makeovers - House Beautiful
ENTRY navy dresser- antique store (paint is polo blue Benjamin Moore, pulls from House of Antique Hardware) gold mirror- craigslist W mirror- Pottery Barn Kids black lamps- Target white shades- Target greek key trim- Walmart gold Asian bust- antique store zebra wood frame- Pottery Barn blue bowl- World Market silver plated bowl- One Kings Lane navy rug- One Kings Lane (Thom Filicia) drum shade- Andrews Lighting in OKC bird box- Anthropologie Callies home tour on LGN
DIY Filing cabinet makeover - used epoxy to attach cheap 8x10 frames from walmart, painted entire thing using homemade chalk paint in swiss coffee color, then added new hardware and finished it with minwax paste wax to guard against scuffs and scratches.
Dressers Convert a dresser into a buffet with paint and decorative paper. Create open display space by removing the top drawers and covering the cavities with plywood. For a fun twist on a traditional shelf, line the interior of one of the removed drawers with paper and hang it above the buffet. Secure paper to drawers with wallpaper paste.