Paint, wallpaper and fabric: how to update old furniture
Old battered furniture can give a secondlife, making it not only beautiful, but also unique. This will, on the one hand, to join the family of stunning skillful hands, and on the other, is not much to break away from mass production. The result may be an original piece of furniture for the price of cans of paint or rolls of wallpaper. All tips are available even for novice masters.
decorate the table
Long forgotten oilcloth
In the shop it is just hugediverse range of oilcloth. Wooden tables, especially in the white farmhouse style, you can now give an amazing countertop behind which look a lot easier than cloth. It is necessary to measure the size of table tops, measure out the desired piece of oilcloth, gently bend the corners and edges and secure them from below using a stapler or tape.
change the pen
Change the handles on the drawers and lockers
Simple chest of drawers will look very different ifon the drawers to change the conventional handle to the original, for example, glass or colored. You can paint the dresser white and pens to make contrasting turquoise.
All those who know how to hold a brush in his hand,cope with painted wooden chairs, which will be a terrific decoration in the dining room, decorated in neutral colors. Especially good will look older models, which can be found at various flea markets and even the trashcan (that's okay). Wood be treated with sandpaper, and then the primer coat, preferably based on acrylic. After this will only paint the chairs in two coats of paint. Color can be selected at the sole discretion.
Change upholstered seat in a chair, even withoutprofessional help. First you need to find a suitable beautiful fabric, given pattern. That should fit in the seat sizes. Then removed the old cloth, if you want to change, and a filler. On the patterns of the old seats, and a new cut is attached to the chair by means of staples.
Wallpaper on the shelves
Wallpaper on the shelves
The rear wall of the shelves can be decorated with wallpaperoriginal pattern. Buy best utsenёnnye remnants or rolls. Cut the required size pieces that are glued wallpaper paste. Care should be taken. To avoid bubbles and wrinkles.
Paint the mirror frame
Boring mirror frame can be transformed andturn into a bright room decoration. At first it is purified and treated with sandpaper, primer and paint. All work is best done outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. The mirror should be put on a thick layer of newspapers, carefully covering the very smooth surface.
Bench in hallway
Collages are back in fashion, it's a real joy to creative people. Ordinary bench in the hallway can now completely transformed.
Patterns on the nightstand
The old cabinet will be an excellent candidate for restoration of its own. Just find wallpaper with an interesting pattern and master the technique of decoupage.
And if you manage to get hold of the original furniture in the Victorian style, while the interior will turn into a fairy tale, you will only make a small effort to restore it.