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Painted Furniture Designs

Painted Furniture Designs

Painting old furniture is an excellent way of giving it a new look. Here are a few painted furniture ideas that you can use for a furniture makeover.
DecorDezine Staff
Last Updated: Oct 19, 2018
Old chests, antique drawers and exquisite vintage woodwork is collection worth a million memories. Passed down from generations to generations, it looks even better with every passing day. The intricacies of etchings and refined craftsmanship of such furniture is rare. It only asks for a little maintenance to look the way it did when you first bought it.
However, if you are giving your house a makeover, painting the same old furniture is a great idea. It's a great way of transforming what you have into what you want. Imagination is your only limit when it comes to painted furniture designs that can make your home look rustic or retro with a few strokes.
Hand Painted Furniture Designs
Rustic Romance
The old charm of rustic furniture gives a soft look to the ambiance and adds the much-needed warmth. The mellow colors of this furniture with woodwork resembling the decades gone by, are worth preserving. This style of furniture resonates an earthy feel.
Hand Painted Furniture Design
To retain the same, stick with shades of brown, beige, hues of green, and rust. Polish this furniture to enhance the carvings and texture. Painting furniture ideas suggests, subdued colors will work the best for this kind of furniture.
Retro Records
If the garage sale flopped, here's a creative way of using the old furniture in a new way for a look that will stun everybody. Polka dots, psychedelic prints, a riot of colors and hint of glimmer are ideas associated with retro. 
furniture
Painted furniture give an interesting tone to the existing furniture pieces. Club this painting technique with a decor to match.
Pull out those posters and slide them under the glass topped tables, upholster the old couches with brighter colors and floral prints. Accessorize your room with gramophone and records if you still haven't thrown them yet.
Neo Classic
Room With Classic Armchair And Chandelier
Neo classic furniture spell minimal from nook and cranny. Dominated by monochromes and simplicity, this style of furniture uses minimum space.
White luxury bedroom in neoclassic style
To paint this kind of furniture at home, stick to one theme of colors. If your walls are white, pick any one color and use that for most of your furniture. Less artwork and more plain usage of colors is the overall look that dominates this furniture design. 
Dining Room In Neoclassical Style
You can experiment with a few concentric designs while painting this style of furniture. Neutral shades such as white, black, and gray go well with this theme.
Funky Furniture
Modern Bedroom Interior
Experimentation with colors and your imagination will get you the perfect hand painted furniture for your home. With a palette of colors, the room will come alive.
The best way of exploiting this furniture design idea, is getting your child involved in it. Also try spray paints for fun. Animal pictures, favorite cartoon characters, floral imprints or a decoupage of various shapes, let your reins down and allow the artist in you to come alive.
Before you begin painting a piece of furniture remember to sand it. This will make the surface smooth and allow the paint to evenly spread out. Also, use a termite repellent or a bug free coat of chemicals before you paint the furniture. This will prevent your work of art from premature damage.
Dining Room
This furniture will look good if they complement the other colors of the room. The effect has to be thematic and not an isolated one. If you are using dark colors ensure the room gets adequate light, or else it will look smaller. Use lighter shades as they add fresh tones.
Painting furniture is an excellent way of saving money and channelizing your thoughts and expressions in a creative way.