Painting A Dresser White. Finally, it is time to paint! Here are the steps, broken down, once again just to make it easier.
First, inspect the piece for any damage. Paint and attach new hardware. Sanded most of it right down to the wood to get rid of any build up, wiped them down, three coats of primer, two coats of chalk paint, and two coats of the top.
Mix Some White Paint Right Into Your Sealer.
Sandpaper in 150 and 220 grit. Finally, it is time to paint! Other than the paint color, painting a lot of furniture white is more time consuming and tricky.
Paint And Attach New Hardware.
Wait about 48 hours before applying the final protective finish. The dresser that i purchased to rescue and restore had been painted with latex paint, and look at what happened to it. No matter how great the adhesion of the paint we want to use a shellac based primer, oil based primer, or another stain blocking primer (my favorite is the dixie belle paint companies boss which comes in clear or white!) to seal the surface and lock in.
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Allow the paint to dry completely. We painted the outside of this dresser white but left the drawer faces wood (it was in such good shape!) and i just love the modern look. Seal the chalk paint with poly.
I Have A Lot Of People Asking Me About Painting Furniture Without Sanding.
Using a bright, modern white, my wooden apothecary is painted in this tutorial. Here are the steps, broken down, once again just to make it easier. See more ideas about painted dresser, painted furniture, redo furniture.
They Were Pretty Similar To How Your Dresser Started Out But Covered With Decades Of Grime And Nastiness.
$70 mid century modern dresser makeover. Fill any holes with wood filler, repair any drawers. Paint 2 coats of bin shellac to prevent bleedthrough.