DIY mid century dresser painting is a great way to add color and freshen up a tired bedroom. Plus, repainting an old agency is much cheaper than buying a new one. You may be surprised at home differently an agency can look with a new layer of color. Although it may seem like a big project, when you break down, you realize it’s quite simple and something that can be done over a weekend.
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Select a well-ventilated area and cover it with the newspaper or a cloth. Remove all knobs and handles from the mid century dresser. If the anger is old and worn out, you might want to consider buying new buds. Remove the drawers from the chest of drawers and place them face down on the floor. Inspect the color of the office to see if it is peeling. You can test it by placing a piece of tape across multiple areas in the agency and removing them. If the tape dissolves clean with no color, then you do not need to scale off the color from the agency. If there are areas that are peeling or if the tape is not clean, then you will need to scale off the agency. Clean the office with a general detergent and water. Rinse and dry thoroughly.
Scale the color from the office if necessary. See additional resources below for information on stripping furniture. Use wood filler, fill in any holes or urges in the agency. Wait for the fluff to dry before moving to the next step. Carefully sand the chest of wood (if possible). The purpose of grinding is to help stick the paint on the surface, not to remove old paint. Wipe the dust with dust gauze to remove any residue and dust caused by grinding. Apply a layer of primer. Wait for the primer to dry completely before moving to the next step otherwise the color will not hold.
Carefully sand the mid century dresser and wipe with cheesecloth. If you are planning to paint a dark dresser a bright color, you may need another layer of primer. If so, repeat steps 10 and 11. Paint a chest of latex paint. Paint inside and out to avoid drip. Try to go with the tree’s vein. Keep your strokes and always brush in the same direction. Wait until the color dries. For best results, wait overnight before proceeding. Carefully sand the chest of paper with sandpaper and wipe with cheesecloth. Paint the chest of drawers with a second layer of latex paint. When the chest of drawers is dry, replace the drawer and reinstall the chest of drawers.