Hello, my fabulous Dixie Belle Chalk Paint Furniture-loving friends! If you’re new to chalk-painted furniture and Dixie Belle Paint Products, I’m sharing my top 40 furniture makeovers today just for you. So, if you need a little furniture refurbishing inspiration, you can always find some here.
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40 Dixie Chalk Paint Furniture Makeover Ideas
WARNING! You have just entered the furniture flipping zone! You have been warned! Proceeding from here is almost guaranteed to make you want to paint all furniture you see. Especially the ugly ones! 🤣
#1 This color makes me so happy! 2020 needs more of this chalk paint color… don’t you agree? Dixie Belle did well when they created these colors. CLICK HERE to see how I blended this happy look.
#3 I have no shame in telling you that some of my furniture in my home has been chalk painted multiple times. This one is no exception, but I’m thinking after all that stenciling, I’ll never touch it again. CLICK HERE to learn how to create a Bone-InLay Dresser with stenciling.
Don’t Stop… More Chalk Painted Dixie Belle Furniture Below
#6 By now, you’ve noticed a trend with my chalk paint makeovers. I can’t use just one color. That’s the beauty of Dixie Belle chalk paint. Easy to blend, and you can custom mix your own colors. Just like I did on the coffee table. CLICK HERE to learn the colors I combined for this gorgeous Teal color.
#8 My client brought me this hutch one day, and I was like… no way am I going to be able to make this look good. Guess I was wrong! CLICK HERE to see how I created those french grain sack stripes inside the hutch.
You’re Sinking Into The Abyss Of Chalk Paint Now!
#9 When I was asked to participate in a charity auction for MS (Multiple Sclerosis), I just had to give it all I had. The vintage desk they provided me to flip was really a challenge, but I think it turned out beautiful. CLICK HERE to see the before.
#10 Does this buffet table look familiar? If you’ve been following me a while, you will probably recognize this piece. Bless its heart! It’s been chalk painted 3 times, and now it has a hairy cow hanging over it. 🤣 Okay, I’m done. No more painting… but I can’t promise. CLICK HERE to see the blended stenciling with chalk paint that you can’t see in this pic. Thank you, Dixie Belle!
#11 I bet you don’t see furniture painted like this every day. I was playing around with raised stenciling and came up with this! I thought surely no one would want it. It sold the same day I posted it. What do I know??? 🙄 CLICK HERE to learn more about raised stenciling.
You Know What’s Up Ahead… More Dixie Belle Chalk Paint!
#12 I love some Art Deco Furniture, and I knew when I saw this one exactly what I wanted to do to it. With a little chalk paint and a floral transfer, I transformed this into a lovely statement piece. CLICK HERE to all the deets on this makeover.
You’ve Gone Too Far To Turn Back Now!
#15 I get a lot of compliments on this vintage Armoire cabinet. The mixture of floral and chalk paint once again wins. You’re going to want to CLICK HERE to see the before.
#17 My client wanted a french farmhouse look and requested a custom color. Once again, I was able to use Dixie Belle chalk paint to create this one-of-a-kind color. CLICK HERE to get the color recipe.
Almost Half Way…
#18 Ah yes, the subtle look and feel of Gray. This vintage eye-catching sideboard was in bad shape… (like most everything else I flip), but it’s rare I give up on a piece. Like the sign says above it, “I’m doing to make everything around me beautiful, and that will be my life.” CLICK HERE to see the full makeover.
Half Way… More Chalk Paint Makeovers!
#21 There’s nothing I love more than beautifully painted white furniture. It may look simple, but it’s one of the hardest colors to paint. It’s all about the prep with this makeover. CLICK HERE to learn how to master the basic steps and ace white chalk paint on furniture every time.
#22 The Old World Finish on furniture is still popular and easy to create with chalk paint. CLICK HERE to learn about this fun technique and layering paint.
#23 Because the little girl inside of me never grew up! Ever so often, you’ll see me hop on over to the playful and whimsical side of furniture painting. This was just for fun! Pink and Gold inspired nightstands. CLICK HERE to see a cool blending video tutorial on these chalk paint colors.
There’s More Amazing Makeovers A head… I promise!
#24 And then there’s chalk paint with a rusty crusty patina! Oh, but this technique is so much fun! The chemical process literally changes right before your very eyes with Iron Patina Paint. It’s amazing! CLICK HERE to see the man cave furniture makeover I did for my hubby. Then I sold it! 😀
#25 By now, you probably think you’re hallucinating after looking at all the painted furniture, but you’re not. That is a painted sofa, and I used Dixie Belle chalk paint to do it. CLICK HERE to get the goods on this unbelievable makeover.
#26 Who doesn’t love these old chests? Fun to chalk paint and they are still handy for storage. This makeover got a textured finish with a vintage wordy transfer. I’m not sure what it says, but it sure is pretty. My vintage quilts look good in it too. CLICK HERE to see how I did it.
Who’s Idea Was It To Share 40 Chalk Paint Makeovers?
Oh, that would be me…. my arm is tired but I must push on. 🥱 I hope I’m not boring you. This could take a while.
#27 Another painted fabric makeover! Chairs are a dime a dozen, and I can’t think of a better way to learn how to chalk paint fabric than with a cheap chair. CLICK HERE to learn more about this fun makeover and how I used Dixie Belle Paint.
#28 You would not believe how this gentleman’s chest looked before I gave it a restoration hardware makeover. The man I purchased it from wanted $50 for it. I offered $10, and he took it. He should have given it to me for free. It wasn’t terrific! Broken leg, messed up drawers… you know the look. CLICK HERE to see how I achieved this look with chalk paint.
#29 Raised stenciling on the doors of this vintage dresser gives it an embossed metal appearance. It’s just chalked paint with a texture additive. CLICK HERE to learn how to create this raised stencil look on your furniture.
10 To Go! Refinished Wood Makeovers Too… just because.
#30 Shocker! I don’t chalk paint everything. On the contrary, I love a beautiful wood finish more than most, and you’ll see I do quite a few of these makeovers. This Mid Century Modern dresser was stripped and refinished with a beautiful dark walnut gel stain. CLICK HERE to see the products I used and a detailed tutorial on refinishing wood furniture.
#31! BOLD stripes are not for the faint at heart, but I love them paired with a soft floral transfer. This makeover was special and dedicated to my BFFF. You can take the girl out of the country, but you can’t take the country out of the girl. That would be me! CLICK HERE to see the full makeover.
Hang In There… Just A few More Chalk Paint Stories
#33!!! The story on this DIY rolling kitchen island isn’t painted with chalk paint either. But I did use Dixie Belle paint products, so I figured you would want to see it. CLICK HERE to see how I transformed this old cabinet into a handy tool in my small kitchen.
#34!!!! Here it is again! Remember my vintage buffet table? This was the first makeover, and I really liked it. But obviously not enough not to repaint it. CLICK HERE to see how it all began.
#35!!!!! When penny tiles meet chalk paint on this vintage pie crust table, it’s a match made in heaven. Talk about a fun project… CLICK HERE here to see how to create a tiled tabletop.
#37!!!!!!! It is well with my soul… and it is well within my Gold-loving self to step outside of the usual and create something just for fun. I used chalk paint and “WRAPPING PAPER” I found in my closet to create this little beauty. CLICK HERE to see how I created this look.
#38!!!!!!!! Blame it all on my roots; I grew up in boots. The country is strong within my soul, and when I found this amazing charcoal horse transfer, I knew it was happening. CLICK HERE to see the full tutorial.
The Last But Not Least… #40 No Chalk Paint Makeover!
#40!!!!!!!!!! Whew! That was a lot of flipping in one blog post. Well, as you can see, this beautiful washstand did not get chalk painted. I L-O-V-E my wood. Shocker! Instead, I used Dixie Belle’s White Wax over the raw wood to create this soft dreamy farmhouse feel. This little cutie lives on my front porch. CLICK HERE to learn how to create this look on your wood furniture.
That’s just scratching the surface of all the Dixie Belle chalk paint furniture makeovers I have done over the years. I just thought it would be fun to take a walk down memory lane, and sure enough, it was. If there’s one thing you should know about furniture makeovers with chalk paint, every project comes a story, and you’ll always learn and grow with each one. Take your time and enjoy the process.
Thanks for allowing me to share my passion with you. Furniture painting in itself is a lesson in life.
Until the next project… xo, Do 😘