16 Pieces Of Furniture Revived With A Coat Of Paint

Diply 22 Aug 2016

One of the easiest ways to transform anything, whether it's a set of walls, a front door, or a piece of furniture, is with paint. A couple coats of a fun, new color can update pretty much anything and give it new life, and the best part is it's something anyone can do! As long as you can hold a paintbrush and don't mind getting messy, you can DIY yourself something nice in no time at all.

Before you head out to your local home improvement store to pick up a can of paint, get some inspiration from the list of furniture transformations below. It covers a wide variety of colors, techniques, and pieces, making it a one-stop-shop for all of your DIY painting needs!

1. White Washed

Salvaged Inspirations | Salvaged Inspirations

A simple combination of whitewashing and dry brushing turned a worn dresser into a stunning piece that I would love to have in my own home.

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2. Stenciled

Miss Mustard Seed | Miss Mustard Seed

You can add a bit of personality to anything with a fun stencil!

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3. Ombré

I Heart Naptime | I Heart Naptime

The ombré technique can be found pretty much everywhere, and furniture is no exception.

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4. Minty

Love Grows Wild | Love Grows Wild

You can never go wrong with a chic shade of mint green!

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5. Pop Of Color

Confessions Of A Serial Do-It-Yourselfer | Confessions Of A Serial Do-It-Yourselfer

If you're not comfortable painting an entire piece in a bright color, you can still have fun with it by being discreet.

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6. French Linen

Confessions Of A Serial Do-It-Yourselfer | Confessions Of A Serial Do-It-Yourselfer

Give an old, outdated dresser a pretty, feminine touch with a timeless color palette and a set of stripes.

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7. VW Love

Prodigal Pieces | Prodigal Pieces

How cool is this!? Who wouldn't want one of these in their bedroom?

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8. Peachy Pink

Ferpie And Fray | Ferpie And Fray

Even if you're not a huge fan of pink, you have to admit that this mini buffet is absolutely stunning.

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9. Two-Toned

Facebook | The Goodie Girl Shoppe

A mixture of rich stain and a bold paint color come together to create a dramatic accessory that would complement any space.

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10. Tavern Green

Saw Nail And Paint | Saw Nail And Paint

Green may seem like an odd choice to use for a piece of furniture, but it actually adds a fantastic pop of color to a room.

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11. Pastels

Lolly Jane | Lolly Jane

Even the most boring set of chairs can be transformed into something fun with a new color palette.

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12. Antiqued

Chalkworthy | Chalkworthy

If you think you're stuck with your grandmother's secondhand, floral-patterned armchair forever, you're wrong! It can easily be updated with a few coats of fabric paint.

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13. Dipped

Style Me Pretty Living | Style Me Pretty Living

Sometimes, the smallest change can make the biggest difference!

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14. Distressed

Vanilla Bean | Vanilla Bean

As someone who loves everything rustic, a distressed paint job is at the top of my list when it comes to makeover ideas.

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15. Mellow Yellow

Casa de Lewis | Casa de Lewis

Turn a secondhand dresser into a modern change table with a beautiful paint color and a few additional accessories.

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16. Mid-Century Modern

Annie Sloan Paint And Colour | Annie Sloan Paint And Colour

Finally, another way to transform a set of chairs is to update the stain and add a bit of color!

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