Produce up-to-the-minute chic with inherited, hand-me-down, or thrift-store furniture.
Who'd guess that this French chair cost $40 at a flea market? We stripped the paint, applied a washed-out green finish (latex paint diluted with water), and rubbed on furniture wax for an aged look.
FURNITURE MAKEOVER TIP:
Sometimes paying a professional is actually an investment in your sanity. Stripping furniture is time-consuming, difficult, and exhausting. It only cost $75 to pay a pro to strip the French chair.