Category: Desks

While completely functional and utilitarian, desks can also be pretty!  Often times, we have multiple desks in our homes in various bedrooms, offices and dens.  We should blend these pieces with our decor and style too.

Brushed Metallic Desk

A pretty great repeat client of mine recently brought me this very solid desk for a makeover.  Her husband had a desk with no storage, and who needs that, right?  So they purchased this desk from a school.  I assume it was a teacher’s desk.  They saw and loved the recent dresser makeover I had […]


Blue Painted Furniture with Dixie Belle Chalk Mineral Paint

Check out these projects painted in the variety of blue colors available from Dixie Belle’s chalk mineral paint line.

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Desk Makeover | Italian Villa Look

If you like things that are crusty and imperfect, today’s technique is for you!  I was inspired to make this smooth Pennsylvania House desk look like a cracking plaster wall in Italy.  There were a lots of steps, so buckle up while I take you on this journey!  Here is what the original finish looked […]


My Best Painted Furniture Makeovers of 2019

Welcome to 2020, Friends!  Looking back over 2019, I wanted to share my favorite painted furniture makeovers of the year.  There were lots of grays, blues and layered finishes.  I think I really hit my stride at the very end of the year,and I can already say my first project of 2020 is a favorite […]

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Elegant Desk with WoodUBend Mouldings

Hi Friends!  Today I’ve got a classic little desk done with elegant wood mouldings and a timeless paint finish.  I picked her up looking pretty rough from Goodwill for $15; the sticker on the back said Pier One.  Someone had already sanded her down, but then abandoned the project.  Maybe because of an imperfection on […]


Tired Old Desk Makeover with Furniture Transfers

Hi Friends!  I have an out-of-the-box transformation for you today.  A very tired old desk got a colorful and feminine refresh with paint and furniture transfers. My client Suzanne had someone lined up to paint her desk, but fortunately for me, she didn’t show up.  So Suzanne took to Facebook looking for recommendations, and a […]