8 Simple DIY Furniture Makeover Ideas

Updated: Aug 23, 2019

A great way to add subtle flare to a room is to give new life to your nightstand, dresser or hutch. You can do a quick 5 minute fix or a whole makeover depending on your budget and the time or space you have available!

Disclosure: I have placed some affiliate links below that I may receive commissions for purchases made through links in this post. Keep in mind, however, these are all my personal recommendations that I stand by. I would not bring them to you if I did not believe in each item.

Darcilou.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program and other, affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for us to earn advertising fees by linking to Amazon.com.



1. Paint

If you are all in for a big project, I recommend new paint! This is great way to add a statement piece to your room. Changing one piece of large furniture in your room can drastically change the dynamic and look of a room.


2. New Hardware

This is small way to make a big impact on your dresser or hutch! Although there was no expensive or drastic change, it will feel like a new piece!


3. New top

Adding a new top can be a little tricky or a little expensive but is a great way to change the overall style of a piece. If you are going for a farmhouse look, I recommend adding wood planks to the top. It will completely transform your piece!



4. Stain

If you have a natural looking piece or one covered in paint, stripping the wood down and adding new stain will completely transform your hutch! This is a bit of a project if you do not have the space, time or money, so take this into consideration before starting this project


5. Distress It!

Adding a distress effect to a piece when you are re-staining or painting a piece will give a piece and your room character!


6. Remove the Drawers

Taking the drawers out and adding decorative baskets or shelves instead is an easy and effective way to make the piece seem one of a kind and brand new!


7. Tack Paper

You can add paper to the inside of a drawers, the side of the drawers, or the back of the hutch to give a pop of color or pattern!


8. Add tile (my personal favorite!)

For the back of your hutch (or a built in!) consider adding tile to give it new life! This is a simple touch that will make a statement piece out of your hutch!


If you are considering redoing a piece of furniture remember to do your research on safe and accurate ways to complete your projects. This can be a great way to revitalize your furniture but only if you are able to complete the project! So get to it! But, remember to subscribe first!







ABOUT ME

Hey there! My name is Darci and  I created this blog with the hopes of inspiring others.

-

I am a photographer, designer, baker and avid traveler. You can find all my adventures, my random thoughts on life, and everything in between here! I hope you enjoy this blog as much as I love making it. Have a lovely day!

DISCLAIMER

This site may contain links to affiliate websites, and I receive an affiliate commission for any purchases made by you on the affiliate website with no extra cost to you for using such links.
 

Darcilou.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program and other, affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for us to earn advertising fees by linking to Amazon.com and other affiliate companies.