” That was before I knew about blogs and Pinterest!I’ve seen so many trash-to-treasure makeovers and they’ve completely inspired me to take on my own furniture project.Here's how to paint a piece of furniture—without making a single mistake: There are lots of tutorials out there that claim you don't need to sand. (I use this orbital sander with variable speeds.) Be careful not to gouge the surface: You're just looking to rough it up a little so the primer has something to adhere to; you're not trying to strip the surface.
I love the color she used – Homestead Blue – with the gold hardware! I love the color she used - Homestead Blue - with the gold hardware! resize=680,452&ssl=1" data-recalc-dims="1"When I first bought the cabinet, I really had no idea where to start.Wipe down the surface with a tack cloth to remove any residue. Don't speculate on whether it might be better to use a lint-free cloth. If you're priming laminate furniture, use Zinsser B-I-N Shellac-Base Primer. Let dry according to the instructions on the can of primer.Once your primer is fully dry, sand away any drips with a 220-grit sanding block, and wipe your piece down with a tack cloth.There's no shortage of tutorials about painting furniture online.And I've used a lot of them to paint dressers, console tables, chairs, mirrors, and more.