DIY: Shabby Chic Drawers

Monday, 4 June 2012

♥ Take one old, slightly knackered chest of drawers looking for a new lease of life

♥ Sand thoroughly. Wipe off any excess dust before going on

♥ Remove handles, fill holes and apply first coat of paint- cream or white

♥ Second coat of paint to be applied, this should be the colour you want the drawers to be.
We had a third coat too to make sure all the dark wood was covered properly

♥ Add new handles and sand to the shabby chic style you would like

♥ Voila! 

Have you ever DIY'd a piece of furniture?
I found it really fun to do, and love how it's turned out

See my new flat post here

6 comments:

  1. Looks good, wish I had the patience to do something like this x

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  2. Looks really cute :)

    munchmecat.blogspot.com

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  3. Ahh I love this! Shabby Chic is right up my alley <3

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  4. this looks so pretty, i love anything shabby chic! xo

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  5. These look amazing!
    I haven't DIY'd a piece of furniture but I've made a couple of little furnishings; a shabby chic door hanger and a slate look house blackboard :D

    http://danielleyc.blogspot.co.uk/ xx

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  6. hello DIY SOS.. I'll pop by with all my skanky furniture and get you to doo it up! ha. no I GENIUNELY love this! it's so amazing. i want to come live in YOUR house.x

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