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"Farmhouse Table" Used gel varnish remover to strip off most of the varnish. Barn wood look came from varnish not being fully removed; whatever is left behind will appear lighter when a dark stain is applied. Heavily sand areas that you prefer to look darker.

How To Paint Laminate Furniture (without sanding! A step-by-step tutorial to painting your furniture without sanding!

Better Homes & Gardensfrom Better Homes & Gardens

Common Upholstery Techniques

Upholstering Instructions at Better Homes and Gardens. In a nutshell: Strip the chair of its original fabric and use the pieces as pattern. Then pin the pieces wrong sides out onto the chair. Remove pinned cover and sew it together, with welting reinforcing the seams. Put sewn cover back on the chair. It should fit like a glove! #slipcover

Artsy Chicks Rule®from Artsy Chicks Rule®

Super Easy Way to Update Wood Stained Furniture

Super Easy Way to Update Wood Stained Furniture - Artsy Chicks Rule

One day I'll be glad I repinned this...How to paint furniture black to get that high-end "Pottery Barn-esque" look. These instructions are so good.


Where to find Furniture to paint

Tips & Tricks- where to find furniture pieces to re-do {for cheap!!} this blog also shares other tips and tricks on how to re-do furniture.

the sweetest digsfrom the sweetest digs

building a DIY harvest table with Ana White plans

DIY farmhouse table