Sunday, April 20, 2008

It's amazing what a little coat of paint will do

This isn't a recipe or not really even a craft, but we all know that the way to make a cheap change to a room is to paint it. Well, the same goes for furniture. Some people would never dare paint wood furniture, but I think for a little boy, painted furniture fits perfectly in his little boy room.

Here is a cheap desk we picked up from Craigslist- it didn't really match his furniture which is more of a blond wood:

I removed the hardware and sanded it and then used about 4 cans of spray paint to coat the desk. My husband used his paint gun to put a clear coat over it, but you could also use a clear Polyurethane.

And here it is now, painted dark blue:

1 comment:

MamaDotz said...

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