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8 Best Tips to Create a Lace Effect Painting on a Dresser

How To Paint A Lace Effect On A Dresser
Lace Effect Painting on a Dresser

Giving your home a fresh, new look doesn’t always require making drastic changes. Sometimes all you need is to redesign certain elements in the room, such as furniture. Take a look at this great dresser!

A lace effect painting on a dresser is a good example to highlight your cabinet drawers with this artistic look. You can have these coloured as rustic, plain black & white or colourful features that will give life to your living room or bedroom.

Has your dresser become aesthetically boring, but is still in good condition? Giving it a makeover could be easy as 1-2-3 — anyone can do it without trouble.

How To Paint A Lace Effect On A Dresser
Lace Effect Painting On A Dresser

What are the materials needed to create a lace effect painting on a dresser?

Lace fabrics are the perfect material for this project because of their intricate designs. As long as you’ve got complementing colour choices, you’re sure to end up with impressive revamped furniture.

You’ll need these materials:

  • Lace
  • Spray Paint (your choice of colours, plus one metallic for the hardware)

And this tool:

  • Screwdriver/Drill (to remove hardware before painting)

How to create a lace effect painting on a dresser?

1. Gather the materials

Gather the materials by choosing the colour and type of design you want for your cabinet and getting your old lace patterned table wrapper.

2. Remove the dresser parts

Remove the drawer and handles by using the screwdriver.

3. Lay in the backyard

Lay the dresser and parts in the backyard or on the floor with old newspapers or cartons.

4. Temporary attach the lace pattern to your drawer

Temporarily attach the lace pattern to your drawer, you can use a tape or anything that can be easily removed after painting.

5. Paint your drawer

Use spray paint on your drawer, in any colour you like.

6. Remove the lace pattern

After painting it carefully, remove the lace pattern and let it dry. We recommend two coats.

7. Paint with metallic colours

To spice up your drawer handles, paint them with metallic colours.

8. After drying

After drying, return them. Now you have a beautiful artistic drawer cabinet!

Thanks to Design-Innovate-Create for this great project. You can get the full step-by-step instructions here

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