Scratches in furniture?

By
Home Stager with Prep This House Interiors Inc.

 

Here’s a tip on how to remove the pesky little scratches and dings in wood furniture…

Walnut furniture repair

What You Need

Ingredients [OR] Materials
dinged up wood furniture
one walnut (or pecan)

Instructions

1. Identify areas of your wooden furniture that are unsightly because they have been bumped or scraped.

2. Get your walnut.

3. Rub the walnut on the damaged area.

4. Watch in amazement as the damaged area begins to darken.

5. Step back and admire your work.

Click on the above image for the original post and comments from people who have tried this tip!! Good luck with your nuts and scratches!

*Note it’s the oil in the nuts that cause the scratched area to darken*

close

Re-Blogged 1 time:

Re-Blogged By Re-Blogged At
  1. Susan Laxson CRS 06/07/2010 12:50 PM
Groups:
ASK A HOME STAGER
Home Staging
Home Staging Business Sense - marketing, money & more
PRES Staging Resource Centre
Stager 911

Spam prevention
Show All Comments
Rainmaker
790,066
Susan Laxson CRS
Palm Properties - La Quinta, CA
Local Knowledge & Global Network

What a clever and unusual way to fix the scrapes on furniture - I will reblog to share with my clients - thank you Kym!    Susan

Jun 07, 2010 12:49 PM #1
Rainmaker
115,385
Kimberly Thurm
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff, Naperville, IL - Naperville, IL
Broker / Relocation Consultant ABR, CRS, GRI, SFR

That seems so wonderfully easy.  I can not wait to try it.  Do you know if it work with all types woods?

Jun 07, 2010 01:10 PM #2
Rainer
253,909
Anna Dovger
Add Value Home Staging LLC, 281-704-6607 - The Woodlands, TX
Home Staging -The Woodlands, TX

Thanks for sharing.I love that idea.

Jun 07, 2010 01:47 PM #3
Rainmaker
823,778
Maureen Bray Portland OR Home Stager ~ Room Solutions Staging
Room Solutions Staging, Portland OR - Portland, OR
"Staging Consultations that Sell Portland Homes"

I've never heard of this method before and will have to try it -- thanks for letting us know!

Jun 07, 2010 04:16 PM #4
Rainmaker
273,118
Lori Kim Polk
Premiere Home Staging : Home Staging Services - Roseville, CA
Home Stager - Roseville, Sacramento

Wow... now that is really something. I always carry a marker set with me, but never would have thought of this. Thanks for sharing!

Jun 07, 2010 05:54 PM #5
Rainer
440,823
Sally Weatherley
EXIT STAGE RIGHT - Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Home Staging, Home Stager Vancouver, B.C

Kym - this will be a great addition to my tool kit.  Whenever I see a scratch, I can pull out a walnut, and whenever I get hungry, I can eat them!  It's a win win.

Jun 07, 2010 06:28 PM #6
Rainmaker
202,795
Mary Lou Teague
HOME STYLE AND STAGING LLC - Knoxville, TN
Home Style and Staging Knoxville. TN

WOW, I have never heard this before...great idea and thanks so much for sharing with us. Can't wait to try this one !!!

Jun 08, 2010 12:49 AM #7
Rainer
73,197
Judy Colburn
ProStaged Homes - Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Glendora, San Dimas Covina, Home Staging

Great idea. Now I know what to do with the bag of walnuts sitting in my cabinet that I only used for baking. Thansk for the tip.

 

Sally - you're too funny!

Jun 08, 2010 04:48 AM #8
Rainmaker
684,850
Janice Ankrett
Janice Ankrett Home Staging - Burlington, ON
Staging Professional

WOW Kym, I'll have to give it a try! Here I've been paying for those stain pens!

Jun 12, 2010 09:27 AM #9
Rainmaker
509,386
Shar Sitter
Rooms With Style - Minneapolis, MN
Home Staging and Redesign Minneapolis/ St. Paul, M

Love this idea, thanks!

Jun 16, 2010 05:48 AM #10
Rainmaker
616,113
Linda D. Pufford
Stage with Divine Style - Home Staging - Novato, CA
ASPM, Marin/Sonoma Home Stager

Kym,

WOW!  This is the greatest idea yet.  Talk about going green!  This is the most natural and cost affective way to cover a scratch.  Thank you so much for sharing this!

Jul 22, 2010 04:51 PM #11
Show All Comments

What's the reason you're reporting this blog entry?

Are you sure you want to report this blog entry as spam?

Rainmaker
42,724

Kym Tarr

Its all in the details!
Ask me a question
*
*
*
*

Additional Information