I PAINT Furniture

Lately for some reason I've been seeing people get upset about wood furniture being painted -( especially on Hometalk to be honest with you )There's a lot of beautiful wood furniture out there - I know that - some pieces leave me drooling at times ( not often because I truly love painted pieces ) so I kind of - sort of- get it - that it troubles some people to see a perfectly fine piece of antique or vintage furniture covered up ( and in their minds " destroyed " ) with paint.I GET IT - and so I never go to someone's site and say - YOU SHOULD PAINT THAT -And to those people - I say - NEVER paint a piece of furniture - it's obviously not for you - and you can, after all, do whatever you like with a piece that you own.But, there are, many many people out there that are very close to getting rid of a piece just because they're sick of looking at it - or because they've inherited it and don't like it very much - or they want to hold on to a piece for sentimental reasons but want it updated to fit the decor in their home because it just doesn't " belong " and then there are those that are thinking of the environment and don't want to put a piece in a landfill.These are the people I paint furniture for.
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This is what's sparked so much controversy - The BEFORE
And the AFTER
Simply Vintageous...by Suzan
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  • Rose Calenda Rose Calenda on Apr 30, 2016
    did you strip and then paint and what kind of paint did you use. PLEASE EXPLAIN!!!!!

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  • Ana Bacallao Ana Bacallao on Jul 30, 2019

    Some pieces should never be painted but others improve with paint. This one is an example of one that looks amazing after painting.

  • Redbird Redbird on Aug 26, 2022

    I love the after picture! I don't like dark outdated furniture