Gray and White Desk

youth sized desk before

Faye from MacGIRLver got this desk several years ago from her husband’s cousin. It had been acting as a TV stand in her rec room until Faye decided it couldn’t hide from her paint brush any longer and pulled the desk out for a makeover.

youth sized desk before

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White Secretary Desk

broken secretary desk before

Kristy from 4 the love of WOOD had a big challenge on her hands with his secretary desk that was handed off to her. It was plagued with a broken drawer, ink stains, and holes punched throughout. Kristy’s work shows just how handy she is when it comes to revamping vintage pieces. To address the {…Read More…}

Painted White Desk

Karen’s latest edition of “Trashy Tuesday” over at Redoux features the transformation of this heavy duty desk that had been left for dead outside of a warehouse. After a major cleaning and sanding, Karen primed and painted the piece with two coats of CeCe Caldwell’s Vintage White and finished it with wax. It now holds {…Read More…}

Ombre Painted Desk

Serena from Thrift Diving asks, “What do you do when you find an awesome desk next to the dumpster??” Around Roadkill Rescue, we all know the answer is to quickly pull over, forget about your dignity, and haul that baby home! Thankfully, that’s just what Serena did! I am simply in love with the soft {…Read More…}

Chalk Paint French Desk

Angelina from Ruby Jean received this French desk years ago from a neighbor for free. She had lovingly refinished it with an exchange student from Taiwan for her bedroom. Even though it was full of meaning and wonderful memories, Angelina knew it was time the desk had a fresh start after years sitting in the {…Read More…}

Silver Detailed Desk

You know Karen from Redoux was beside herself with joy to find this French-style desk sitting curbside. Even the lovely "l’odeur de cigarette" could not distract from the desk’s gorgeous shape and detail work. After some primer and paint, the desk has a fresh new look. I love how Karen painted the recesses of the {…Read More…}

Painted Storage Desk

Catherine from Paisley & Polka Dot Threads raced to grab this desk after receiving a call from one of her husband’s colleagues that it was sitting curbside. The top was covered with lots of stains and cracks that ruled out the possibility of refinishing it. With hopes of a lovely, stained top dashed, it was {…Read More…}