Mid Century Modern Dresser Diy Painting And Staining
This mid century style piece of furniture is vintage! it’s funny how furniture pieces went from 100% wood, to partial wood, to laminate and wood, and veneer, to current ikea furniture and particle board. regardless of the type of furniture your working with, it’s amazing what a little bit of paint can do!. The only issue was that the top of the dresser has a sheet of laminate fused to it (common in 50s and 60s furniture), which is not something that can be sanded down and re stained. i’m really loving the character of natural wood these days and i didn’t want to just paint the whole thing. Costs (for both diy mid century modern dressers): two dressers from craigslist: $40. eight taper legs: $33.44 i paid $4.18 leg, but lowes has them listed at $2.48 online right now. eight top plates: $15.84. two 10 packs of cone knobs: $34.20 i paid $17.10 pack, but they have increased to $28.75 pack since july. Even on craigslist, a good mid century piece can go for hundreds of dollars, so any time i find one for under $100, i have to give it a chance at a new life! plus we needed some new bedroom furniture anyway so it was a no brainer. how to refinish a mid century veneer dresser. This diy mid century modern dresser makeover was stripped and refinished no paint would ruin this gorgeous piece of walnut furniture! although furniture stripping didn't go exactly as planned, the wood grain pattern still turned out stunningly beautiful. see the before and after!.
Mid Century Modern Refinished Dresser Dresser As
So you want to paint your pre fab, laminate furniture but are unsure if and how it can be done, today i made a tutorial! i find people often shy away of tryi. Mid century modern is a fantastic style, but it’s also difficult to “do right” when you’re trying to update the sleek modern style. i thought this would be a great opportunity to talk specifically about how to paint mid century modern furniture. Part of what makes mid century modern pieces so distinctive is their devotion to warm mid tone woods. i wanted to keep what wood i could — so i went a little funky. when laying out patterns, i usually start with a quick sketch then go to photoshop.
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