With the economy as brutal as it is, more people than ever are focusing on fixing what they've got rather than building or buying new furniture and decor. And oftentimes, a fresh coat of paint is all that's needed to turn a yucky old chair your mom passed down to you into a darling, charming vintage piece.
Check out this video to learn how to upcycle older pieces of furniture by touching up dings and repainting them. A painter's drop cloth, vinyl gloves, 1-2 inch foam brushes, fine grit sandpaper, water-based latex paint, water-based satin varnish, wood putty, and a knife are the materials you'll need.
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