Furniture Restoration

Collection by Alissa Pickett

Alissa Pickett
How cute is this little man cave? The painted Rast with dino knobs is rawrsome. 📸 @sweet_home_of_mine . #kidsroomdecor #jungletheme #dinosaurdecor

BILLY Bookcases transform into Murphy Bed - IKEA Hackers

We live in Manhattan where space is a premium. In our playroom/ guest room we wanted to hide a queen Murphy bed behind our IKEA BILLY bookcases.

DIY Dinosaur Dresser

If you've got a dino-obsessed child at home AND you're currently in the market for a new dresser, boy have I got something to show you! ...

my Victorian dresser~NOW!

a different idea

LAST Saturday I was in a pseudo Twilight Zone trying to buy this danged dresser. And TODAY-Saturday the dresser has a whole new look-style-vibe and is already looking for a new home via the antq ma…

Cliveden Pasture by Valspar and used a black glaze to darken it a little

Vintage Green Dresser

There is an old farmhouse at the top of my subdivision that has been marked for demolition. It sits off of the road and it has been there long before my little neighborhood was built. My husband was driving home and he saw a garage sale sign. He stopped to talk to the owner, came home to grab me, and we went back and made friends with the owner. The owner had 15 days until the house was going to be demolished so he was ready to part with some things. This dresser was sitting in a shed and he…

Misfit Dresser Makeover - You can't tell from these after pictures, but this dresser was in pretty tough shape when I hauled it home. This was one of those proj…

Misfit Dresser Makeover

Misfit Dresser Makeover - You can't tell from these after pictures, but this dresser was in pretty tough shape when I hauled it home. This was one of those proj…

French Provincial Desk in Old White - Farm Fresh Vintage Finds

French Provincial Desk in Old White - Farm Fresh Vintage Finds

Is it just me or do you ever get on the computer and then forget what you got on there for? This is happening to me a lot lately. I sit down, log in, get online and then go completely blank. I have so many cool things going on right now behind the “Farm Fresh” ... Read More about French Provincial Desk in Old White

Gorgeous french country farmhouse style home tour from My Front Porch to Yours.

At The Picket Fence with Vanessa Hunt

Ready for a beautiful home tour? This french country inspired home has been transformed on a budget and offers ideas and inspiration for the DIY'er.

How to paint a piano with chalkpaint

How to Paint a Piano with Chalkpaint

This post will show you how to paint a piano with chalkpaint. It's easier than you think!

decoupaged drawers

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Five beautiful Benjamin Moore navy blue paint colors --- a decision to paint the master bedroom from View Along the Way blog. July 2014.

Best Navy Blue Paint Colors

Roundup of 5 beautiful fail-safe navy paint colors in action!

Source for replacement decals for restoring old treadle sewing machnes

Singer 66 Sewing Machine Red Eye Style Restoration Decals Multi-Color Metallic

Description Waterslide Decals for Singer 66 Red Eye Sewing Machine Restorations easy to apply to any smooth surface designed for machines being repainted. exclusive printing custom made to original specifications superior edge definition exclusive 3 color metallic printing. easy to apply with basic instructions included decals must be protected with clear coat. each set contains extra bonus pieces for practice. not responsible for errors caused during application. Item# 40095

House of Marmalade offers great advice on restoring a vintage sewing machine.

How to Use Gel Stain

Discover how to use gel stain to give uniform coverage to a wooden surface in an easy, user-friendly method on

Solid Brass Stem-and-Plate Caster in Antique-by-Hand Finish | House of Antique Hardware

Solid Brass Stem-and-Plate Caster in Antique-by-Hand Finish

This versatile stem-and-plate caster is suited for use on a wide variety of furniture including dressers, chairs, and cabinets. It features solid-brass construction, a one-inch diameter brass wheel, and our exclusive living antique patina. Dimensions. Wheel: 1" D. Stem: 1" L x 17/64" D (appx 1/4"). Plate: 1 1/8" D. This caster will raise furniture approximately 1 3/8" from ground level.

Take the gleam off like-new brass hinges and doorknobs with a simple rub of a darkening solution. | Photo: courtesy of Constantines Wood Center |

100 DIY Home Upgrades for Under $100

We’ve rounded up our favorite budget ideas to inspire your next DIY home improvement project.