Mid Century Desk Makeover

Collection by Molly Capistrant

Molly Capistrant
Silver leaf the drawers

DIY Thrift Store Desk Makeover (Using Silver Leaf!)

You guys. I finally did something I've been wanting to do for years now. I silver leafed a piece of thrift store furniture! I'm absolutely smitten with the way it turned out, but I have to be honest. This table nearly ate me alive 14 times over the past 2 days. I still have silver flakes in my hair. But it was worth it. A couple weeks ago, I mentioned that my vanity table was a little worse for wear after all of the makeup, hairspray, and the occasional flatiron melting. In the comments…

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Faux Carrara Marble Painting technique fo Makeover Furniture | InMyOwnStyle.com

Easy to master faux carrara marble painting technique. Step-by-step photo tutorial | InMyOwnStyle.com

Color pop with one drawer

Basic DIY: How To Make A Rug With A Paperclip

Alternate Title: Your new name is (insert first name until after the first syllable and then add Gyver to it.) You are caught in the biggest design dilemma of your life. With no way out.

Come see how this old wood desk got a fun mint-colored makeover! Click for details at LoveGrowsWild.com

Mint Desk Makeover

Holy bananas… another project finally checked off the to-do list in my office! Possibly the most important piece of furniture in any office is the desk, and mine has definitely seen better days. It was passed down from my grandmother and is still in great condition, but with my freshly-painted white office, this old desk was…

Color shades on each drawer

Skatollet er ferdig!

Kremgul, nude og rosa er fargene som dette skatollet fikk. En kombinasjon som får meg til å smile:) Nå skulle gjerne skrivepulten stått i Kaia-rommet, men deeeeet skjer nok ikke... Snart røpes en hemmelighet her på bloggen, og jeg gleder meg til å fortelle! God ukestart!

Love Your Space Challenge #18: Repurpose something!

Love your space challenge #18, repurpose something. Fall in love with your things again. Maybe spray paint some picture frames for a wall gallery....


A Fixer Upper Take on Midcentury Modern

Chip and Joanna take what they termed the "messy midcentury modern" and bring it squarely into the 21st century while still honoring the home's original period aesthetic.

Bright color for the frame

36 Elegant Mid-Century Desks To Get Inspired - DigsDigs

Mid-century modern desks are amazing, they are elegant, full of dignity and style, sometimes functional and sometimes not but always exciting! We’ve

White frame

DIY the Trend: 9 Ideas for Adding a Colorful or Contrasting Outline to Furniture

You don’t have to repaint an entire piece of furniture to create a huge impact on the look; one of the most interesting recent trends in furniture painting DIY has been the contrasting or colorful outline. We grabbed nine examples of how folks took this idea and put their own spin on it. Perhaps you’ll find inspiration for your own furniture re-do! Go for dark wood stain and crisp white for a very sophisticated look.

Two tone

Two tone

Like this color...less blue than I normally go for in a teal. It's called oregano

Modern Furniture, Home Decor, Lighting & More

West Elm offers modern furniture and home decor featuring inspiring designs and colors. Create a stylish space with home accessories from West Elm. Curbside pickup available.

Mid Century Desk - impressive strip and finishing job

Mid-Century Desk Makeover

Now that all the construction projects are complete down in the “Man Cave” I am free to start on the decor. My first project is this great mid-century desk I found at the thrift store f…

Like this desk and the color scheme. Would never think to prop up a painting on a desk but a good idea.

Industrial Modular Desk Set – 2 Box Files

Made from richly-grained solid mango wood and lofted on blackened metal legs, our Industrial Modular Desk combines form, function and versatility. It comes with two attached box file units—store letter and legal files in the deep drawers or stash away books, magazines and other desk accessories. 64"w x 24"d x 30"h. Solid mango wood; metal frame with a Black finish. Natural variations in the wood grain and coloring are to be expected. Bottom file drawer holds legal and letter sized…