Learn how to transform simple, cheap garage sale furniture into something gorgeous by using a Wagner paint sprayer, fabric, and Mod Podge.

Garage Sale Furniture Makeover

Learn how to transform simple, cheap garage sale furniture into something gorgeous by using a Wagner paint sprayer, fabric, and Mod Podge.

DIFFICULTY: Easy

Overview

It’s easy to take fun garage sale finds and make them custom to your style and needs.

1

Bargain find

This craft cart was snagged for $5 at a garage sale and got a quick makeover that looks like a million bucks!

Learn how to transform simple, cheap garage sale furniture into something gorgeous by using a Wagner paint sprayer, fabric, and Mod Podge.
2

Spray inside of craft cart

I started by spraying my new craft cart using my Wagner FLEXiO 5000 paint sprayer. It was ridiculously fast, especially with all the shelves and nooks in this piece. Hand painting would have taken forever and the finish would never have been as professional.

Learn how to transform simple, cheap garage sale furniture into something gorgeous by using a Wagner paint sprayer, fabric, and Mod Podge.
3

Spray outside of cart

Spray the entire cart with a black indoor latex paint in satin finish.

Learn how to transform simple, cheap garage sale furniture into something gorgeous by using a Wagner paint sprayer, fabric, and Mod Podge.
4

Prep fabric

Next grab some gorgeous floral fabric to really make this furniture piece unique.

Cut the fabric slightly larger than the area you wanted to cover. This is key, don’t cut the fabric to fit just yet!

Learn how to transform simple, cheap garage sale furniture into something gorgeous by using a Wagner paint sprayer, fabric, and Mod Podge.
5

Apply Mod Podge to cart and add fabric

Work in small sections and apply a thick coat of Mod Podge to the furniture area you wanted to transform.

Gently add the fabric on top of the Mod Podge, be sure to line your fabric up straight. Smooth fabric with your hand to remove and bubbles, lumps or wrinkles. Repeating until the entire surface is covered. Your fabric will look cloudy, that is OK, it will dry clear!

Learn how to transform simple, cheap garage sale furniture into something gorgeous by using a Wagner paint sprayer, fabric, and Mod Podge.
6

Brush Mod Podge on top of fabric

Brush Mod Podge on the top of the fabric, be sure to add it to the extra fabric that is hanging over the edge of the surface you covered.

Allow Mod Podge to dry completely.

Once dry, use an Exacto knife and run it along the edges to cut away excess fabric. This will give your fabric a perfect fit to your piece.

Learn how to transform simple, cheap garage sale furniture into something gorgeous by using a Wagner paint sprayer, fabric, and Mod Podge.
7

Let dry and fill with supplies

You may need to touch up with Mod Podge on the edges to securely fasten fabric to furniture and you may need to paint touch up with a small brush if you nick paint with Exacto knife.

Learn how to transform simple, cheap garage sale furniture into something gorgeous by using a Wagner paint sprayer, fabric, and Mod Podge.
8

High-end furniture

Marvel at the beauty! Your new furniture will look high end and professional. Don’t tell anyone how easy it was and they will never know!

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Learn how to transform simple, cheap garage sale furniture into something gorgeous by using a Wagner paint sprayer, fabric, and Mod Podge.
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