5 Things: Bring Old Furniture Back To Life

By Gardner Realtors | August 23, 2016

Your furniture has a massive effect on the look and feel of your home. When you host guests, you want decor you can be proud of. Plus, let’s be honest, it’s nice to stay in and catch up on some Netflix, and you want to do that comfortably. Today, we’ll show you some simple ways to refresh your furniture and turn your house into the home of your dreams.



Whether it’s for holidays and formal dinners or daily use, the dining room is a place to gather with family and friends. So, you want that place to be special. If you’re looking to spruce up your dinner seating, follow these steps to easily reupholster your chairs to look brand new.



One of the easiest refurnishing options is to just get a slip cover for your sofa, sectional, or love seat. This affordable way to rejuvenate your couch is great because you can clean it easily and simply take it off whenever you want a new change. For three ways to recover your sofa, click here.



One of the coolest ways you can update your furniture is with your dresser. There are countless restoration options meaning you never need to get rid of this piece. In fact, a lot times, the more vintage the better. With a quick sanding, painting, and some new knobs or handles, you can turn your dresser into something spectacular. Check out a couple of ways to do it here and here.



A kitchen table can be one of the biggest investments you make for your home. That’s because it’s one of the most used items in your house. A table with some scratches and dings most likely means that it’s seen some good times with family and friends sitting around it. However, when you’re ready to refinish your table, it only takes a few simple steps, and you don’t have to be a master woodworker to do it! Find out how here.



If you have kids or pets, no doubt your nice hardwood floors may have some wear. It may just be normal, everyday wear and it’s not too drastic, you may be able to restore your floors yourself. If so, it’s a very affordable way to spruce up your space without a full floor replacement. To learn how, click here.


Follow these simple DIY steps to bring old furniture and decor in your house back to life!

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