Monday, May 10, 2010

Refinished desk

I've been "needing" a desk for my crafts, and I found just the right one on Craigslist a few weeks ago, begging me to give it a make-over. You'll remember from this post, using the same yard of fabric to reupholster the office chair. Here's how the matching desk turned out! I spent $15 on the desk (shouldn't have paid that much,the picture posted on CL was MUCH different, but that's another story...) spray paint, a 1/2 yard of fabric and some Modge Podge! Not too bad to create a unique piece for my little creativity corner of the house :)

Before:
Some sanding, painting, cutting, and gluing...
AFTER:


I had been wanting to try using fabric on furniture, I'm so happy it turned out well :) Be brave, give it a try!

*Brittney*

Linking up to:
Keeping it Simple
Sew Much Ado
Penny Pinching Party
Someday Crafts
Idea Sharin' Wednesday

12 comments:

  1. so glad you are on on my blog roll, now i can see all the creative things you do everyday! love the chair and desk! And the diaper cake is great!

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  2. Looks great! I've never thought of matching the chair with the desk, I will have to try that. :)

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  3. looks awesome girlie! love it!

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  4. WAIT! Did you modge podge the chair?! Please give more details! So cute!

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  5. Thanks!
    Laura- I didn't use modge podge on the chair, I did use my hot glue gun though ;) I showed how in my "Office Chair Face-Lift" post.

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  6. I love, love, love this desk! So pretty!

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  7. Such a cool idea! I love the fabric you chose! I will feature this at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com. Grab my "featured" button.

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  8. Someday Crafts:
    Adorable! I was just thinking about doing something like this!

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  9. Can you give a little more detail on how you got the fabric to stay on the desk? I have a REALLY ugly dresser that I want to try this with.

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  10. What an adorable idea! My DD27 likes to refinish furniture in black, and I'll have to send this link to her.

    Would you be able to provide some directions?

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