Making your own and improving your own design furniture is an amazing task that more and more people want to try. It's rewarding and fun. A rub down, oil and a touch and an interesting application of varnish is pretty much all that you need to pull a good look for many old pieces and there's plenty more examples in the woodwork plans.
However, in this example (and we know it's not to everyone's taste – that's why we've included others in the guide) it was just given it a lick of white paint… and some flower tissue craft pieces were added to it to give it a floral finish.
…and some flower tissue craft pieces were added to it to give it a floral finish.