You may have inherited or purchased an antique trunk that has seen better days. These trunks are an interesting conversation starter that offer a large amount of storage space. They can be used as a bench at the foot of the bed, as a coffee table or even as a stand-alone room accent that adds character to the rest of the room. Although trunk...
Adding legs to a trunk
My Passion For Decor: Neglected Steamer Trunk Makeover ~ I have one of these....I might just have to get it out and find a use for it!
Supplies for restoring Antique Trunks
I painted the entire piece with two coats of Chalk Paint Decorative Paint® by Annie Sloan in Paris Grey and accented the wood slats with Old...great idea.
Old trunk redo
paint an old trunk
Better After - found this blog today which features the "Best of Your Before & Afters"...pics, descriptions & stories from followers on DIY transformations of home decor, furniture & entire living spaces. Some are easy inexpensive day projects & others more costly major remodels. If you're looking for inspiration & information on DIY design or decorating makeovers, this mom of 3 from Phoenix seems to have a passion (& good eye) for all things before & (better) after...and her followers too.
i'm gonna be on the hunt for usable old stuff...great ideas!