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Posted by on Jul 29, 2011 | 0 comments

Paint Pick-Me-Up

Paint Pick-Me-Up

Looking for ways to spruce up a drab piece of furniture? Here are three ways to give your furniture a quick and easy pick-me-up. 1. Paint a yard sale find When I saw this table at a yard sale, I just knew it would be the perfect replacement for the nightstand between my daughters’ beds in their shared room. With a little TLC, it would provide enough surface to hold all of the books we read and set aside at bedtime. I negotiated the sale, took it home and gave it a good sanding. It’s not the best table in terms of construction, but undaunted, I painted it with two coats of primer, and then a coat of the white we had in the basement (Duron Plastic Kote, interior acrylic latex enamel). I sprayed the top surfaces with Valspar clear sealer (flat). My daughters couldn’t be happier. And now the fish bowl fits on the table too. She was lonely all the way up on the bookshelf after all. Shared by Leslie...

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