Updating old computer desk
Marian Parsons of Mustard Seed Interiors created this look by applying one coat of primer and two coats of chalkboard paint to the surface.
"Fill the tin with office supplies, kitchen dry goods or bathroom toiletries," she says.
Write on it with chalk for an easy, creative way to label the contents inside.
A piece of old, unused furniture can become functional again with a little creativity.
The crisp white cupboard against the black walls makes it the focal point of the room.
From a ladder display shelf to cabinet mantel decor, you will find a way to repurpose many forgotten household items. Hang a mattress spring on the wall for a one-of-a-kind, oversized message board.
"The treatment will hide gouges, water marks, missing veneer and other signs of abuse on furniture," she says.
Decoupaging furniture will also add dimension and distinct style to a room.
This home office is filled with items from the junkyard.
Sawhorses make up the legs of the desk, a wood pallet works as the desktop and an old ladder provides the framework.