There are so many chairs and sofas that have a great shape but outdated fabric. Many people who love to redesign new stuff takes this their opportunity to bring out the artistic side in them. In this blog, let’s take a break from creating music but let the music lead us to create something wonderful such as painting upholstery fabric with acrylic paint.
Music has always been a part of my day to day living. I can’t even do anything without turning on to music. Painting your old sofa while the music is on surprisingly makes the work fast. And you can even hardly notice that you finish your project for the day.
So let us start with this simple project. A creative break from creating and composing music at home.
Here is a quick video on how to transform an old sofa to a nice piece of furniture
Where to get old and usable furniture at a giveaway price?
Thrift shops are one of the great places to find cheap furniture. You can get a sofa for as low as $20. Or a usable vintage chair for as low as $10.
Check out eBay. There are many sellers in eBay that offer used furniture at such great prices.
Garage sale. You neighbor could be planning a garage sale over the weekend. Pay them a visit. They could be selling that old family sofa that’s laying in their living room for decades.
Where to purchase fabric paints to refurbish that old sofa?
Check Handyman. They usually have oil based fabric paints that are perfect for upholstery.
Online Store. DIY paints being sold online are usually of good quality. What’s nice about buying online especially from trusted sellers is that you get free advice on which color or what type of paint to use.
Make the paint yourself. Google it out and you will be surprised by many tutorials that will tell you how to make the paint to use for your next project.