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Go for a crisp white or deep black to keep the look neutral, or give the piece a modern look with a bright, unexpected shade such as ruby red or lemon yellow.

Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams are my go-to brands, but even then, don’t go with their low-end paint.

If you’re looking for the look I achieved with the buffet below, I think it’s a good investment to use this paint. I have always been an advocate of cutting costs where you can, but trust me when I say invest in good paint. I got into blogging after spending months reading all the inspiration that is found in blogland.

You can even go so far as to install new drawer faces or doors on a chest or cabinet, using wood trim on plywood to create the effect of molding, or keep it flat and sleek.

Check out these easy ways to repurpose old home furnishings before you decide to toss them out.

Use tung, Danish or antique oil on old wood furniture after you have stripped the existing finish with a chemical stripper and a good sanding.