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How to remove pickled wood finish.

Bleaching to Lighten Wood & Remove Stain Tutorial

the "dirty cowboy" treatment

Staining and Finishing Tabletops

Take a look at this ottoman created from a vintage milk crate; such a creative way to re-purpose these crates! Just make sure the crate is in good condition and it can hold some weight.

Endurance Finish to seal painted furniture instead of wax - Tip from Refunkmyjunk.com - Painted Furniture Before and Afters Archives.

An Old Dresser Got a Stunning Lace Makeover - http://www.amazinginteriordesign.com/old-dresser-got-stunning-lace-makeover/

Add feet and wallpaper to a cheap bookcase; it's amazing how much nicer it looks just being off the floor.

Much better than wallpaper!! These patterned paint rollers from The Painted House are clever tools for recreating the look of traditional handmade block-printed fabric or wallpaper in your home

Dresser re-do. Modge podge lace onto the front of the drawers & then paint over the top.

upcycle furniture | Furniture/Repurpose/Upcycle~ / The Friendly Home: Entry Bench

Pickled Wood - Variations on A Theme

Paint fireplace cover and get wood surround.

headboard.

Take the cheap backing off of a bookshelf and add pallet boards. It looks cool and it makes the bookshelf sturdier.

pallet wood turned shutters.... Just Add Some Java.blogspot

Refinished cedar chest

Spray paint over lace

Old door turned coat rack, I love this Idea

Pottery Barn Black Furniture Finish Tutorial - www.classyclutter.net

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