How repainting a piece of furniture in wood ? Discover what you need to know to choose a paint suitable for your furniture, old or new, varnished wood or raw. The decision to repaint a piece of furniture is practical, economical and ecological for two reasons: you avoid investing in new furniture and give you a second life to the old.
Repainting a wooden furniture: ideas and tips
Depending on the aspect you want to revamp your furniture, you have several choices of paint. There is the paint for furniture based on classic acrylic, but also, very trendy, the effect paint with multiple finishes effect metal, leather, patina, aged ...
Repaint wooden furniture: double finish for an original effect
Before starting the application of the paint, remember to clean the furniture with a little water and soap. For stains, it is possible to degrease them with alcohol to burn. If your furniture has cracks, you can fill them with wood pulp found in the stores. If it is a dresser with drawers, they must be removed and cleaned in their turn. Next, prepare the surface by sanding with fine-grained sandpaper in the direction of the fiber, then remove any dust that has settled on it with a damp sponge and let it dry.
Wooden cabinet repainted in black and white
To make the paint easier to adhere to your furniture, apply a coat of primer with a paint roller, thinking of the corners and other nooks. Let your furniture dry for four hours. Once your furniture is completely clean and dry, you can start the next step: painting.
Wall cupboard repainted in green with pretty handles
The choice of paint color depends on the style of your interior. Choosing a color that suits your furniture as well as the room in which it will be placed is important. If your piece lacks color and you want to add a little, why not paint your furniture in a bright color?
Repainted wooden table with matte finish
Painting the furniture all at once is important. Be sure to also apply the paint on all the parts that make it up: drawers, recesses and others. Before passing the second layer, let the furniture dry for a few hours. The second layer applied, you can let your imagination speak and add effects: change the color of the handles, make peas or other effects.
Wooden furniture repainted in orange with doors decorated with geometric wallpaper
Repainting furniture is a good way to change the mood and refresh the interior at a small price. This requires at least a full day to complete the task.
Large vintage dresser with drawers repainted in blue
A beautiful contrast: blue furniture and black wrists
Be sure to also apply the paint on all the parts that make up the piece of furniture
Wooden coffee table with matte finish
Commode in light blue with glossy handles
Dresser with vintage mirror repainted in blue
Rustic wood coffee table
Frame and small wooden furniture repainted in contrasting colors
Garden chairs painted in light colors
Cabinet with interior drawers repainted in blue / purple with lacquered finish
Rustic wooden table
Beautiful vintage wooden dresser with authentic handles repainted in yellow
White dresser with lacquered effect
Wooden dresser with matte finish and authentic handles
Idea of painting for the furniture of the nursery
Vintage dresser in yellow with pretty handles
Idea layout of the entrance with large dresser repainted in white
Furniture with aged effect
Authentic table repainted in blue
Rustic wood furniture repainted with matte effect
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Dark wood chest of drawers
Dresser with drawers repainted in light green
Cabinet with aged effect and red handles
Authentic chest of drawers ready to be repainted
Small wooden stool repainted in matt white