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Give Your Upholstered Furniture a New Look

Upholstered furniture, over time seems to take on a life of it's own. Although, it tends to become more comfortable, it also tends to wear to the point that the grim and the fading generally prompt us to feel the need to replace it.

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How many of us after years with the same color scheme would like a change? The biggest problem in redecorating is the cost of new furniture that is in the original color scheme.

There is, however, an economical fun solution! Paint it!

Using everyday latex indoor house paint you can transform your favorite piece of furniture and make it beautiful and functional. The advantage of using paint is that you can have it mixed in any color that you choose in any finish. Paint is available in flat, semi-gloss and glossy finishes and such a huge array of colors that the possibilities are endless.

The tools needed are: Latex paint (your choice of color and finish) Sponge brush Fine sanding block of fine sandpaper




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