Thursday, February 17, 2011

DISTRESSED FURNITURE.


My bestie (AKA Chelsea) wanted to distress some Ikea drawers to go in her room. I have distressed a few pieces of furniture before but never as big as this.
I loved how it turned out!!

Our garage smelled like paint for a few days but so worth seeing this cute furniture in her room at the end!!

Don't you love it?

started with this:
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painting the drawers:
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painting the entire piece:
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finished project:
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3 comments:

kelly said...

you could not have posted this at a better time! i have so many questions. ;) i want to paint a couple ikea pieces i have but wondered how much you sanded them down first? and did you prime it before you put the yellow coat on? what kind of paint did you use?

ok done now. hah.

Kelly and Tadd said...

So cute...i have that some piece of furniture but in light wood. I think I am going to do that as soon as Tadd and I have a place to put to piece of furniture in. I think it would be even cuter by adding cute anthro hardware...I am so inspired to change my furniture now!!!

Liz Leppanen said...

love LOVE love this! I recently purchased a vintage vanity with a bench seat that I want to do this too. Any tips you'd like to share?