No don’t! Don’t throw away your old furniture – bring them back into your life by restoring them with chalk paints! I’m going to show you How To Restore Your Furniture From Tragic To Magic!
How To Restore Your Furniture From Tragic To Magic
I am so excited to be a part of The Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest! This is my first entry, and I’m thrilled to be a part of such a wonderful event!
This month’s contest is being sponsored by Pure & Original paints and the theme for the month of April is Pure Colors, Original Elegance. Pure & Original is a luxury brand of paint imported from the Netherlands. The paint is made from minerals, chalk, and water and is environmentally friendly. and has little to no VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) and it doesn’t need to be sealed for indoor or outdoor use.
They are hand-made high-quality lime paints, chalk based paints, and Marrakech wall paints, inspired by nature, made with a passion for colors, and respect for the environment.
Pure & Original paints provide stunning finishes in bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms and on furniture.
In exchange for this post, I received two free quarts of Pure & Original Classico paint. All of the opinions and experiences are reflected in this post and are my own. This post contains an affiliate link which means if you click on the link I will receive a small commission at no extra charge to you.
I chose paint colors that would reflect the overall glam look I had in mind.
I’ve tried so many chalk paints and this paint was amazing! The coverage was spot-on and the colors – stunning!
So, here’s a little back story about the piece I chose to restore. I’ve owned this vanity for almost twenty years. I purchased it as an antique, so I can only imagine how old it is now. I decided to give it to my daughter a few years ago as I bought a new vanity and was excited to pass it along to her.
Unfortunately, this is what she did to it. Don’t judge her lol. She ended up using it for crafting projects and that’s how it ended up looking like this!
With a lot of prep work. I was able to keep motivated when I revealed the reason I loved this vanity in the first place!
This vanity was beautiful in its day and I knew with some TLC and some of the best chalk paints on the market, I could bring it back into my life once again!
It was a challenge no doubt. With some nails, power tools, paint in hand, and some inspiration – this is how it turned out! I also used a wax glaze over it to ensure I don’t damage the finish with all the makeup use every day. Even though you don’t have to use a glaze over it – I decided to.
I’m so excited to have this vanity back in my life again. I love having so many drawers for all of my makeup! I love the decorative knobs I purchased. I think they really add a nice pop of color too!
I also love the colors I chose. The gold beams against the black truffle!
I love staging photos but this is how it really looks after all of my makeup is at home and my things are in place.
No shame here! This is my makeup obsession after all!
What a huge difference these pops of color make in my bedroom. I can’t express how much I love this vanity once again!
Be sure to give some love to the hosts below!
To see more of the fabulous Pure & Original transformations click on the links to the wonderful hosts this month!
If you are an active furniture flippin’ blogger and would like to join the contest please inquire: firstname.lastname@example.org
Come join The Chelsea Project’s Friday Furniture Fix for more furniture transformations by some other very talented furniture bloggers.
My tribemates also entered this contest and created some incredible work! Be sure to check them out below!
Be sure to check out this beautiful dresser restoration from Michelle James Designs – Restore Your Furniture Back to Fabulous!
Anj created a masterpiece too! Be sure to check her work out too!
Heather transformed her desk into something magical! Be sure to get inspired by her work!
Be sure to check out what Sue from Housekaboodle did to her antique table!
I was so thrilled to be a part of this contest. I can’t wait for the next one!
Thank you so much to Pure & Original and all the admins that have invested so much of their time and love into this contest!
Click below to order some today and get started restoring a masterpiece of your own!
If you have any questions about the process I used please be sure to leave them in the comments section below.
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