We all want to rush in to that new furniture restoration project. That feeling of “I’m going to turn this old thing into something amazing…” is a fantastic feeling indeed! The truth is that one doesn’t need much to get started with that furniture renovation project. Keep reading for the 11 things you need to start your project…
Nothing distresses me more than a lack of distressed furniture. With the ubiquitousness of stores like IKEA, there’s no shortage of well-designed, stylish, affordable furniture. The other side of this coin, however, is that your apartment ends up looking like a showroom. My wife and I have decorated thoroughly and tastefully, but except for her old socks which hang on every surface, there’s nothing about our furniture that suggests age.
If you’re like me, you appreciate the look of vintage furniture. It lends an air of sophistication and rustic appeal to any living space. If you’re truly like me, you’re also aghast at the prices that genuine vintage furniture can demand.