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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

    Para recibir la certificación, se debe completar cada página del curso y obtener al menos un 55% en los exámenes del curso. Una vez completado con éxito el curso, tendrás acceso a poder adquirir de inmediato nuestras diferentes opciones de acreditación para certificar tu éxito.

    Todos nuestros cursos están acreditados por el Consejo Internacional de Estándares Educativos en línea (número de acreditación ICOES / 00763/13/36) y por la Asociación Internacional de Colegios Privados de Carreras (www.iapcc.org). Los estudiantes que completen exitosamente los cursos podrán adquirir sus certificados desde nuestra tienda.

    La mayoría de nuestros cursos te otorgarán créditos a través del Desarrollo Profesional Continuo (CPD) / Educación Continua (CE). Verifica el logotipo de CPD en la página del curso. Los puntos de CPD son aceptados y reconocidos por empleadores de los sectores público y privado, e instituciones académicas en todo el Reino Unido e internacionalmente.

    Creator

    Christina Muscari

    Expertise: Furniture Artist

    Christina Muscari of Pretty Distressed has been painting and refinishing furniture for herself, clients, and for sale for over 7 years. She is a furniture artist, which means she takes old, outdated pieces of furniture that she turns into brand new creations with furniture paint. She runs a YouTube channel with over 8 million views and became a YouTube Silver Creator Award recipient in 2020 when she reached 100K subscribers on her channel. She has taught novices how to take their old furniture and turn them into showpieces for their homes.

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    Fix Up & Flip Furniture

    4288 estudiantes. Acreditación ICOES. Certificación IAPCC y CPD.

    4288 estudiantes. 
    Acreditación ICOES.
    Certificación IAPCC y 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

      Creator

      Christina Muscari

      Expertise: Furniture Artist

      Christina Muscari of Pretty Distressed has been painting and refinishing furniture for herself, clients, and for sale for over 7 years. She is a furniture artist, which means she takes old, outdated pieces of furniture that she turns into brand new creations with furniture paint. She runs a YouTube channel with over 8 million views and became a YouTube Silver Creator Award recipient in 2020 when she reached 100K subscribers on her channel. She has taught novices how to take their old furniture and turn them into showpieces for their homes.