Painted furniture
Dana Gallagher

5. Use intense colors.

Bored with your ho-hum, hand-me-down furniture? Tackling those tossed-around treasures with a can of eye-catching spray paint can mean a world of difference in your decor.

Why it works:
Painting an old wicker chair or flea market table a bold tint can thrust a once-loved item into its second heyday and bring an otherwise dull room to life.









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