Here are my best DIY Thrifted Furniture Makeovers!
Love thrifted furniture? There is little better feeling than finding a hidden gem with tons of potential.
I love buying used furniture. I love thrift stores, Craigslist, Facebook marketplace, yard sales. I love digging through the dumpster. I am that person that pulls over my car to check out a trash pile on the side of the road.
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I guess that I just love a good redemption story. I love to take something that has seen better days and give it a whole new look & life.
What tools do I need to do furniture makeovers?
You don’t need tons of fancy tools to do furniture makeovers. You can start out with just a can of spray paint! However, it helps to have on hand
Whether you are using paint or a saw, it’s easy to give a thrifted piece of furniture a makeover. Below I have rounded up my favorite thrift flip furniture makeovers that we have done and blogged about.
I hope that these projects will inspire you to give a new (old) piece of furniture a second chance at life!
How to refinish furniture
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How to flip furniture for a profit
If you are looking to flip thrifted furniture for a profit, you can check out this bench makeover. We share the whole process of how we bought it, made it over, and re-sold the bench online. It shares the real numbers that we spent and our estimated cost of supplies that we had on hand.
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Thrift store before & afters:
Paint made a huge difference in this makeover.
We transformed an old twin sized headboard into a beautiful bench and sold it for a $100 profit!
I turned this weird trophy clock into something more modern.
Can you believe what this side table was made from?
This dumpster dive side table just needed a little love
Spray paint was the ticket for this simple makeover.
This peacock chair was damaged beyond repaid, so we re-purposed it!
This bench got a refresh and was much improved.
This goodwill just needed some fresh paint in an interesting pattern to be as good as new.
These campaign dressers were a steal and so fun to make over.
Spray paint brought this dated basket into this decade.
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