Decorating old furniture can be a great alternative to throwing it away. Your imagination is an inexhaustible source of ideas. Decorating furniture with your own hands will help to realize them. With a little effort, an old chest of drawers can turn into a designer piece. The set of necessary tools is minimal.
Furniture decoration can be done by painting an old chest of drawers or by hand painting it. If your artistic talents are far from ideal, you can find hundreds of stencil options on the Internet and just use them. It is worth noting that many antiques decorated in this way are sold at online auctions for big money.
Decorating furniture with lots of drawers will let you play with the gradient. To do this, you will need white acrylic type paint and color pigments. Different mixing ratios will allow you to achieve different shades of the same color. Such color transitions can play great, especially in sunlight.
In general, there is no need to be afraid of experiments with colors. If youIf you prefer furniture in dark colors, then you can use unusual fittings to accentuate your attention.
Decoration of furniture in the children's room should proceed from the well-known rule: the more colors, the more interesting for the child. It is worth paying attention to the original fittings. Pastel colors will help you keep the old-world charm of your chosen piece of furniture.
If you like decorating furniture with a geometric pattern, then you can use mounting tape, which will not allow you to violate the boundaries and create straight lines. You can paint the furniture in a light gray color, and after the paint has dried, use mounting tape. It can be glued both with straight clear lines and curved corners. Paint of a suitable shade is applied on top, and as a result you get updated furniture without much effort and expense. Don't forget to use unusual fittings, they will help to give a piece of furniture a finished look.
You can also remake old furniture using the decoupage technique. To do this, you just need to buy beautiful napkins in the store, special paper, and even ordinary geographical maps may come in handy. If you are a photography lover, then furniture can easily turn into a real photo album in front of everyone.
Sometimes, in order to create some unusual item from old furniture, it is not necessary to try to turn it into new. Sometimes aging has a more interesting effect.
It is possible to create beautiful interior itemsuse lace. This will be a kind of stencil. Before you start painting through the lace, it is best to paint the piece of furniture with a solid color paint, in dark or light colors, depending on your taste. After the paint layer has dried, it is necessary to fix a piece of lace on top and paint the surface through it with paint from an aerosol can. When you remove the lace, you will have an original and unlike anything pattern. To fix the result, after the paint has dried, it is necessary to cover it with a layer of varnish. And remember, details matter.