Hello! I'm Suzannah, a serious DIYer. Follow along with my DIY fixer upper house renovations, sewing and crafty projects, real food recipes, and de-stressing goals.
I co-host the Your Home Story podcast and believe you can love your home just the way it is, AND have the power to design and make big changes to make it better.
I'm also the author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers!
Mom to Otto born April 2018 and Lucy born August 2020!

Before and after: $5 night table!

I bought this night table at Goodwill Outlet for $5 because the tapered round legs go with my gorgeous vintage curved-front dresser, which I am also planning on painting!  I have been needing a better night table.  I think this one used to have a drawer, but when I bought it it was just the shelves and slightly wobbly legs.
So, I added some glue to the legs, sanded down the whole thing, and painted it dark brown with my semi-gloss paint from my table and chairs.  This time, though, I used a 4" microfiber roller instead of a brush--no brush strokes!  Only needed one coat.
This was so fun and easy, I am inspired to finally paint my big dresser!


  1. Nicely done. I need one of those at my side of the bed. It looks like it would fit perfectly.

  2. Beautiful job! We have transformed many a piece of furniture with paint. Love it!




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