DIY Project: Bringing new life to old furniture – WVLT

September 28, 2016 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Uncategorized

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – If there is an old piece of furniture that is an eye sore in your living room or if you’re just itching for a new project, Joanna Simeone, with Milk Moon House is teaching us how to bring new life to old furniture. All it takes is a few tools and a free afternoon.

You will need:

Piece of furniture. Make sure it’s made of wood.
Chalk paint, any color
Paint brush
Sand paper


Clean furniture with damp rag
Remove hardware
Apply first coat of paint
Let dry
Apply second coat of paint
Let dry
Paint hardware (optional)
Put hardware back on
Sand corners and any other places that may get normal wear