Lamp bases are easy to start with. Tape off electric socket and cord and apply a coat of spray paint in a trendy hue. This ordinary lamp base becomes a real statement piece with a coat of yellow spray paint and a new shade.
Dining chairs are also quick remakes. Simply remove the seat, cover the old seat with new fabric stapled underneath and replace the seat. Want to take it a step further? Spray paint the chair a fun color before putting back the seat. Follow this tutorial for step by step instructions.
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If you are willing to take on a larger project, try repainting a larger piece of furniture.
Want to really take it to the next level? Try a stencil like the one pictured here. The before and after says it all.
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Even knick knacks can be update with a coat of paint. See how these ceramic thrift store finds are turned into stylish, on trend, decor.
Before you give away that old dresser or lamp, try to reinvent it into something new. A simple can of paint can transform many objects from ugly ducklings into swans.
Love what you have - again.