How to

Style at Home (UK) - - Make It Upcycled Cabinet -

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!

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