TAKES 3HRS* COST £54.52
old pine chest of drawers sandpaper rustoleum chalk furniture paint in china rose and powder Blue, £6.66 for 125ml each, Amazon paintbrushes decopatch papers in spring Bloom, sweet hearts, Blue polka and polka rose grey, £3.80 each, hobbycraft decopatch glue varnish, £6.50, hobbycraft ceramic crackle knobs, £1.95 each, Trinca ferro
remove the old handles and rub down the wood with sandpaper, then wipe clean. take the drawers out and apply pink paint to the carcass and one drawer and blue paint to another drawer. leave to dry before applying a second coat (add a layer of furniture wax for extra protection if desired).
1tear the decopatch paper into small pieces (about 5 x 8cm). brush an area of wood with the glue then lay the pieces on top, brushing flat with another layer of glue. repeat until all drawers are covered. leave to dry. thread on new handles and resassemble the cabinet.
2it ’ s easy to adapt this project to suit any theme. choose fun dinosaur or pirate prints for a playful alternative!