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Find joy in giving old furniture a new lease on life and learn how to revamp catalog furniture into bespoke signature pieces. Create perfectly customized furnishings that are designed specifically with the space in mind. 

Furniture artist Christina Muscari will teach you everything you need to know about turning furniture from plain and unwanted to unique and adored in this video course. She’ll give you the lowdown on essential supplies, prepping and painting furniture, choosing the right sealer, adding embellishments, and selling your upgraded pieces online.

Whether you want to transform your home into a space you love or start making more money, this course is the perfect creative companion for you.

    Requisitos

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume. 

    Lecciones

    Module 1: Let’s Get Started!

    • Meet Christina, a furniture painting veteran and popular YouTuber
    • Your course overview
    • The wonderful world of painted furniture
    • Essential supplies you need to paint your first piece
    • Types of paint finishes and top coat options

    Module 2: First Steps: Painting Furniture

    • Important steps for prepping furniture
    • Applying a basic hand painted finish
    • Achieving a smooth, modern finish
    • Applying a textured, expressive finish
    • Incorporating stains into your painted pieces

    Module 3: Sealing And Protecting Painted Furniture

    • Choosing the right sealer for your piece
    • Applying clear wax for a great finish
    • Protection with water based clear coats
    • Beautiful finishes with natural wax or hemp oil

    Module 4: Transforming Furniture With Embellishments

    • Distressing furniture to give it an aged look
    • Using colored waxes to add depth
    • Applying gilding wax to add shimmer
    • Dry brushing to highlight details
    • Adding a wash of color for a two toned look

    Module 5: Making Great Money Selling Painted Furniture

    • Finding furniture to sell and negotiating a fair price
    • How to take pictures and market your furniture
    • How to sell painted furniture for profit
    • What to charge clients for commissioned pieces
    • Thank you and goodbye

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    Who is this course for?

    • Anyone who wants to restore furniture to create a unique look for their home
    • All those interested in making a profit refinishing furniture
    • Interior designers who want to offer additional services to their clients
    • Crafters and DIYers looking to add to their creative skills

    Posibilidades de carrera

    • Start your own business finding, restoring and selling upcycled furniture
    • Offer furniture restoration services to give a new life to your clients’ favorite old pieces

    Certificados

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you are eligible to access a certificate of achievement or other accreditation options to recognize your achievement.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

    Creator

    Christina Muscari

    I’m Christina Muscari of Pretty Distressed. I have been painting and refinishing furniture for myself, clients and for sale for over 7 years. I’m a furniture artist, which means I take old, outdated pieces of furniture that I have around my house or that I thrift and turn them into brand new creations with furniture paint. I run a YouTube channel with over 8 million views of my furniture makeover tutorials, and became a YouTube Silver Creator Award recipient in 2020 for reaching 100K subscribers on my channel. I’ve taught complete novices how to take their old furniture and turn it into showpieces for their homes. I truly believe anyone can paint furniture, and make their space something to be proud of.

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    Fix Up & Flip Furniture

    4106 estudiantes. Acreditación ICOES. Certificación CPD.

    4106 estudiantes. 
    Acreditación ICOES.
    Certificación CPD.

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    Find joy in giving old furniture a new lease on life and learn how to revamp catalog furniture into bespoke signature pieces. Create perfectly customized furnishings that are designed specifically with the space in mind. 

    Furniture artist Christina Muscari will teach you everything you need to know about turning furniture from plain and unwanted to unique and adored in this video course. She’ll give you the lowdown on essential supplies, prepping and painting furniture, choosing the right sealer, adding embellishments, and selling your upgraded pieces online.

    Whether you want to transform your home into a space you love or start making more money, this course is the perfect creative companion for you.

      Requisitos

      International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume. 

      Lecciones

      Module 1: Let’s Get Started!

      • Meet Christina, a furniture painting veteran and popular YouTuber
      • Your course overview
      • The wonderful world of painted furniture
      • Essential supplies you need to paint your first piece
      • Types of paint finishes and top coat options

      Module 2: First Steps: Painting Furniture

      • Important steps for prepping furniture
      • Applying a basic hand painted finish
      • Achieving a smooth, modern finish
      • Applying a textured, expressive finish
      • Incorporating stains into your painted pieces

      Module 3: Sealing And Protecting Painted Furniture

      • Choosing the right sealer for your piece
      • Applying clear wax for a great finish
      • Protection with water based clear coats
      • Beautiful finishes with natural wax or hemp oil

      Module 4: Transforming Furniture With Embellishments

      • Distressing furniture to give it an aged look
      • Using colored waxes to add depth
      • Applying gilding wax to add shimmer
      • Dry brushing to highlight details
      • Adding a wash of color for a two toned look

      Module 5: Making Great Money Selling Painted Furniture

      • Finding furniture to sell and negotiating a fair price
      • How to take pictures and market your furniture
      • How to sell painted furniture for profit
      • What to charge clients for commissioned pieces
      • Thank you and goodbye

      Carrera

      Who is this course for?

      • Anyone who wants to restore furniture to create a unique look for their home
      • All those interested in making a profit refinishing furniture
      • Interior designers who want to offer additional services to their clients
      • Crafters and DIYers looking to add to their creative skills

      Posibilidades de carrera

      • Start your own business finding, restoring and selling upcycled furniture
      • Offer furniture restoration services to give a new life to your clients’ favorite old pieces

      Certificados

      You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you are eligible to access a certificate of achievement or other accreditation options to recognize your achievement.

      Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

      All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

      Creator

      Christina Muscari

      I’m Christina Muscari of Pretty Distressed. I have been painting and refinishing furniture for myself, clients and for sale for over 7 years. I’m a furniture artist, which means I take old, outdated pieces of furniture that I have around my house or that I thrift and turn them into brand new creations with furniture paint. I run a YouTube channel with over 8 million views of my furniture makeover tutorials, and became a YouTube Silver Creator Award recipient in 2020 for reaching 100K subscribers on my channel. I’ve taught complete novices how to take their old furniture and turn it into showpieces for their homes. I truly believe anyone can paint furniture, and make their space something to be proud of.