Updating old furniture

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Sometimes it’s as simple as getting rid of bigger, bulkier furnishings, or moving furnishings around the room to see what placement gives the most open space.If you are attached to the huge armoire, cabinet or other bulky furnishing that is taking up a lot of space, then consider painting it a warm off-white color— this will help it “disappear” into the room, tricking the eye to think the space is more airy and open.How can we update our homes while bypassing major renovations?We want updates that all of us can do, not just those handy do-it-yourselfers. Let’s look at 10 imaginative ways to update your home without tearing down walls or breaking the bank.We all crave the creature comforts of a cozy, well-designed home.

The biggest question I get, aside from what color is that, is – where did you get those legs?! This squat, old 1970s dresser would never have transformed into this stately buffet without them.

It’s no secret that I love updating old furniture, using what I’ve got and throwing away no more than I have to but many of you have asked just how I do this and today, I’m telling you! I knew they were awesome the first time I laid eyes on them.

I also knew they were way too short for….anything really!

Of course, this last part may require you to hire an electrician for installation, but if you’re handy, replacing a ceiling fixture is something that is not too complicated.

Whether you keep it simple with floor lamps, or go all out and replace all your ceiling fixtures —modernize your home with plenty of bright lights.

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