Ever looked at a piece of furniture in your house and thought: “when did I get that ugly thing?” I think we all have been there at some time! Isn’t it amazing what a few years of natural wear and tear can do to a once-beautiful piece of furniture? Erase the memory of that hated piece by giving it a new paint coat, and a new life. Here’s how I prep my old furniture for a major makeover.
I always like to start my cleaning projects by throughly cleaning my furniture. I have a firm belief that this is the only way to know what you are truly working with! Wipe down your furniture with hot soap and water. It won’t matter if this warps the paint–you’re going to be sanding soon anyway.