Refinished Buffet Table

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I found this old buffet online and thought it had great potential for refinishing. Thankfully my husband played along and picked it up for me one afternoon. Once it arrived home, I couldn’t wait to tackle it. There were so many finishing options to do and some seemed more overwhelming than others. (This post contains affiliate links. If you shop from my blog, I may be compensated for clicks or purchases that you make. Read my disclaimer page for more information.)

Refinished Buffet Table How To : Before & After

Want to see an update on this buffet? Check out how I made it  two tone furniture in this post!

In the end, I chose the Rustoleum Transformation Furniture Paint kit. With a self-imposed deadline to complete the project before we moved into our new home, I started working on it immediately. If you are interested in the step by step directions, check out the Rustoleum Transformations Furniture product. In my opinion, it wasn’t a one weekend task. There is LOTS of waiting time between coats. It worked for us, but for those of you who want to get something done quickly (and I’m usually right there with you), you may want to explore all of your options!


Supplies Needed  for DIY  Easy Furniture Rehab


 Buffet Before Rustoleum Transformation Project

 It was pretty rough looking. But I was determined to rehab it!


 After the initial cleaning and sanding


Red Buffet After

It’s bright red! We chose the “Fruit Punch” color and I added the distressed look at then end. The red alone was too bright for décor. The added black toned it down nicely.

 Red Table After

I found a great spot for it in our sitting room off of the kitchen.

What has been your favorite furniture piece to refinish? I am always on the lookout for more opportunities!


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One Comment

  1. Hi, I wonder if you could answer a question. I have old charm dark furniture and I’m wondering what I could do to strip it and make it a lighter colour? Any help or advice would be much appreciated please.

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