Category: Desks

While completely functional and utilitarian, desks can also be pretty!  Often times, we have multiple desks in our homes in various bedrooms, offices and dens.  We should blend these pieces with our decor and style too.

Paint a Desk with Leather Inlay

desk with leather inlay

I got this solid wood Hekman desk with leather inlay from a friend of the family for free!  A little dark and brown for today’s decorating styles, but I knew with some light bright paint it would be transformed. I also had that leather inlay to deal with.  For that I decided to try a … Read more

Sophisticated Soft Pink Vintage Desk

soft pink desk front

I found this vintage desk at a local thrift store that I recently stumbled on, and their prices were great too.  If you want to see me starting this desk makeover, or how I did the “broken” stencil technique, check out these videos.   Here are the products I used on this desk makeover achieve this … Read more

Brushed Metallic Desk

brushed metallic desk

A pretty great repeat client of mine recently brought me this very solid desk for a makeover.  Her husband had a desk with no storage, and who needs that, right?  So they purchased this desk from a school.  I assume it was a teacher’s desk.  They saw and loved the recent dresser makeover I had … Read more

Desk Makeover | Italian Villa Look

italian villa desk front

If you like things that are crusty and imperfect, today’s technique is for you!  I was inspired to make this smooth Pennsylvania House desk look like a cracking plaster wall in Italy.  There were a lots of steps, so buckle up while I take you on this journey!  Here is what the original finish looked … Read more