15 Furniture Makeovers

There’s nothing we love more than a good makeover. Do you have a vintage dresser you’re dying to breathe new life into, or an IKEA headboard you’ve been meaning to doll up? I’ve got just the makeover tutorials you’ll need to turn any old and outdated piece of furniture into a colorful and modern addition to your home or office.

herringbone dresser

1. DIY Herringbone Dresser: The herringbone design was made using tape as a straight edge. We’re total suckers for those new, shiny gold knobs that finish off the makeover. (via Live Love DIY)

wheeling desk

2. Rolling Desk: Turn a basic IKEA dresser into a chic rolling desk with all sorts of personality using this awesome tutorial. (via In My Own Style)

geo dresser

3. Geometric Dresser: Bold colors and geometric shapes are just a few of our favorite things all rolled into one gorgeous rehabbed dresser. (via 101 Woonideeen)

door shelf

4. DIY Door Shelf: Yes, that is a door-turned-corner shelf unit. It’s shocking how easy this transformation is! (via Craftaholics Anonymous)

pink side table copy

5. IKEA Nightstand Hack: Here’s another IKEA furniture makeover. This time, they’re making a fun and feminine bedside table, complete withvintage handles. (via Vintage Hacks)

ombre windsor chair

6. Ombre Windsor Chairs: A fresh coat of paint did these ol’ Windsor chairs a whole lotta good. The ombre effect makes the set totally adorable. (via Honey Bear Lane)

mint chair

7. Reupholstered Mint Chair: You’ll be shocked when you see what this chair used to look like. New fabric and gold paint took this ugly old chair from drab to fab. (via Class Clutter)


8. Vintage Dresser Makeover: We can’t get enough of this coral color. And the pineapple bust is totally cute! (via Brittany Makes)

green bench

9. Green Garden Bench: This bench was created using two old wooden chairs. Intrigued? Click on the link to find out how it was done. (via Mak & Jill)

painted outdoor

10. Spray Painted Outdoor Seating: When in doubt, use neon spray paint. Or least that’s what we always do. (via Hey Anthro)

slat headboard

11. Stickwood Headboard: This makeover is so easy, it’s almost a joke. Check out this tutorial for a cool and modern headboard you’ll have for years to come. (via Sugar & Cloth)

upholstered patterned chair

12. Recovered Armchair: With the gorgeous print on this comfy, reupholstered chair, all you need is a new book, and you’ve got the perfect lazy Sunday. (via Pretty Prudent)


13. Tufted Headboard: This blue velvet headboard is so luxurious, we’d never want to leave our beds. (via Schue Love)

ombre pink

14. Ombre Desk: We may never get sick of ombre, especially when it looks THIS good on a rehabbed desk. (via Natty by Design)


15. Powder Blue Dresser: All it took was a fresh coat of paint and some new knobs to beautify this beat up vintage dresser. (via Live Love DIY)

How have you given vintage furniture a makeover? Tell us about it in the comments!


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