There’s something quite beautiful about the fact that almost any old dresser can be turned into your own personal work of art. They’re essentially a blank canvas waiting for an inspired transformation. Often, the hardest part is seeing beyond the chipped paint and missing hardware to where you can take that thing. Whether it’s plain or fancy, painted or stained, here are 10 statement making dresser makeovers to inspire (well, only nine fit in my collage so you’ll have to read on through to see the tenth one). Continue Reading
Becca from Blue Cricket Design shows us how to make pretty bird wall art using, I might add, some of my favorite things. They include:
- 2 canvases
- a permanent marker
- printed birds to trace
- paint, wallpaper or pages from an old book (LOVE the pages idea)
- and glue or Mod Podge
To see how she made it all come together, follow this jump to Blue Cricket Design.
Re-doing a flea market dresser (or a plain white Ikea number, as pictured) doesn’t have to be a time-sucking drag. If you’ve got two measly hours and a few feet of interestingly patterned wallpaper, you’re halfway there.
Redbook shows you the simple steps to jazz up that dresser.
1. Choose a small enough pattern that you’ll be able to see it all.
2. Gather screwdriver, utility knife, ruler, brayer, ModPodge, foam brush, and wallpaper.
3. Remove hardware. Continue Reading
Did you know that you can use everyone’s favorite decoupage medium to screen print? Yup. And it seems pretty easy too. Mod Podge Amy gives us all the deets as well as a list of supplies to get started.
- an embroidery hoop
- sheer material or a curtain panel (Amy picked her’s up at the Dollar Store for, yes, a dollar)
- screen printing ink (Amy suggests Speedball)
- Mod Podge, Fabric
- a flat paint brush
- a sheet of paper
- a pencil
- something on to which to screen print (Amy used a cotton tote bag in her tute)