Ombre or gradient effects are very popular for home decor, this is a chic way to add color to your space in an interesting way. You may go for ombre walls, furniture, lamps and decor – there are a lot of items on sale. But if you don’t feel like buying anything or want to give a new life to your old item, here are some DIYs to make cool ombre furniture.
This mid-century modern dresser was renovated into a super cool ombre pink one. Every drawer got a different shade of pink, and the framing was done in a single shade, and the whole dresser looks still mid-century modern yet rather colorful and fun. I love that whimsy look!
This old wooden dresser with lots of drawers was given an ombre mint look, very refreshing and very bold, white and mint is all you need for a super contrasting look. Such a cabinet will make a cool and fun statement and will add a splash of color to the space, get inspired and spruce up your space with it!
I’m head over heels about this creative and colorful dresser makeover! It’s a vintage piece painted ombre – each dresser is of a different shade of peachy pink, and inside each drawer is also lined with printed fabric. Such a renovation is cool and bold idea for those who want a colorful touch for interiors, ideal for summer.
Feel like blues? Looking for some coastal or beach furniture pieces? Renovate your dresser in ombre blue, make each of the numerous drawers different, and here the author opted for very light shades of blue, no navy or midnight blue, it’s great for coastal interiors or just if you want a fresh touch. Brass knobs contrast the light shades of blue and the whole piece looks cool.
This dresser was spruced up for a girl’s room, that’s why it got a chic ombre pink look. touches of pink and brass knobs make an ideal glam piece for a girls’ nursery or room, and if you want, you may also add some fun decals to the dresser. Have fun!
Ikea is a timeless source of plain pieces to spruce up, and here we have an IKEA hack with an ombre effect. IKEA HELMER drawer unit was spruced up for a crafting space – yes, it’s a great tutorial for keen crafters. The piece was done in ombre green, from bolder to lighter (though we usually see a contrary gradient), and brass handles were added. But what I like most of all is metal tags for each drawer not to forget what’s inside.
Take a usual flea market dresser and renovate it in coral shades. This dresser was done in the shades of coral, with a white first drawer and a bold coral frame around for a cool look. Simple brass handles complemented the look perfectly, wow!
If you like minimalism and laconic decor, this dresser is right what you need. This is a black dresser done in the shades of grey, and what I like about it is the absence of handles. With such a look, the dresser is great for minimal spaces, too, it’s sleek and monochromatic. Cool!
A usual solid wooden chest with 3 drawers was given an ombre effect with green paint – from white to light green and dark green for a bold look. The author added no handles and the whole chest looks very cool and nice, it can be used as a side table or a nightstand, too. Get inspired and go for a fast renovation!
This old TV stand on casters was transformed into a comfy and small working space with storage and got a very bold makeover – ombre blue. I totally love the fresh look it got and the idea of repurposing it – you can also use it as a bar cart, for example, it’s bold and cool! Read how to renovate it and enjoy your gradient piece.
These hanging shelves were bought in IKEA and were redone in ombre style for adding color to the space. the shelves got a makeover from bold pink to white and there are also pink ropes to connect all the parts. Such a colorful and whimsy shelf is great for storage and looks very airy, enjoy!
This tutorial contains several instructions on sprucing up usual wooden stools – their legs, to be precise. You can dip, stencil and ombre them, read the instructions and choose what you like or go for all these renovations to make your stools more colorful and bright.
I love this deep shade of blue that was used for sprucing up this vintage chair: it goes from navy to bold blue and white, and such a contrasting modern look changes a vintage piece and makes it not old-fashioned and cool. The whole piece is made using spray paints of blue shades, go for super bright tones to make the piece vivacious.