But be warned test out your stain in a small spot to see how the stain takes to your piece. See more ideas about furniture redo furniture diy furniture.
If youve got a few antique pieces in the same area of your home a striking artwork or pendant light can also draw the eye upwards.
How to modernise antique furniture. Using modern accessories in your dining room will make the furniture also feel more modern. April 21 2020 at 617 pm. I knew youd all love our new dresser as much as we do and your sweet comments totally made my day.
Right behind painting I love making over the furniture with stain. Use our fun paint techniques to update a dresser table chair or bookcase and take items from bland to beautiful in less than a weekend. So you can drop off several pieces and have them all sprayed the same color for one set price.
As far as pricing goes shops usually charge by the booth not the piece. By adding a painted finish and changing the hardware you can have an expensive piece of up-cycled furniture for a fraction of the price of a retail version. Theres no rule that says all the furniture in your house needs to come from the same era.
It has so much character I can see why it sold. Hopefully this helps inspire you to see what you could turn it into. Put modern lamps on an antique sofa table or vice versa.
Nineteenth-century American maple chairs 87 x 45 x 50cm 1895 for 6 from Giovanna Ticciati. As I said the transformation of the Big Beauty as well as her Little Sister were done side-by-side months ago and Ive been anxiously waiting to. Instead anchor the room with a modern item such as a sofa desk or dining table as Phoebes done then add layers of character with curated pieces.
Heres a little inspiration for incorporating more traditionally styled pieces into modern interiors. FURNITURE Seventeenth-century oak cupboard 210 x 131 x 555cm 12500 from Hawker Antiques at Jamb. You pick up the phone ask a local auto body shop if they accept furniture then drop it off.
Next on the blog I will give you links to some of the best places to find old furniture the best paints and where to source the new hardware. October 23 2019 at 5. When I shared my cerused dining table makeover yesterday I had several people comment and say that their own dining table needed a bit of an update as well.
I am such a white furniture person with my decor but the green surprisingly I love for that piece. Time to hit the flea market or grandmas attic. Oak dining table Planks by Max Lamb 72 x 250 x 90cm 2450 from Benchmark.
Fast Way To Update Dining Room Furniture Break up the set Replace two head chairs or all of the chairs with upholstered chairs in a contrasting color to break up all the wood tones. You might need to exagerate modern a bit to balance the furniture. A fireplace mantel in a modern room can really become a focal point if theres a single ornate antique piece placed on it.
A piece of modern art in a room filled with antiques creates a pop. Place modern chairs around a beautiful round French or English wood pedestal table. Follow our fresh and affordable tips to rethink secondhand furniture and make it into something fresh and fabulous.
Moreover its recommended to go to trusted furniture shops for antique furniture. Keep the set the way it is and update it with upholstery and make all excessories and paint etc. On Wednesday I showed you my latest furniture transformation thanks so much to all of you that left the nicest comments on that post.
Jul 24 2015 - Explore Venita Thomass board Crazy About Remaking or Updating Old Furniture followed by 519 people on Pinterest. Hi Im new to your site. Well its not very complicated.
Hang a mirror or large piece of art above the buffet and add two table lamps to add modern style. It was mentioned here that antiques need a makeover if they dont like the finish. Antique means 100 years old or near 100 years.
If it is not an antique I would paint the chairs and legs white and a the table legs. Transform old furniture into new functional pieces with these step-by-step makeovers. You do beautiful work.
Antiques look fantastic with contemporary art and lighting so balance the traditional lines of antique furniture with more contemporary elements for a fresh take she says. Remove the hutch and keep the buffet for storage. While we have a favorite stain we know that it can look very different on different types of woodTo overcome this we will stain our piece 2 different colors to give the shade we love so much.
In fact embracing contrasting styles can give your home a liveliness and texture that rooms with all matchy-matchy furniture cant touch. My friend Sarah recently updated an old vintage dining set and it turned out beautifully. Do you have an old antique or dated piece of furniture that needs updating.
Take a look at some of these examples. My parents want to buy an antique furniture to match the rustic theme of our home. Mix styles and periods A room full of antiques will look like a museum Phoebe says.
Select a modern graphic rug interesting curtains a unique chandelier bold artwork and other one of a kind accessories to make your dining room less traditional looking. Since I know that probably not everyone wants a cerused dining table I thought Id bring you some other ideas as well as helpful links to get your creative juices flowing.