Make a hand-me-down look tailor-made with just a bit of paint.
So you're ready to add some pizzazz to your bedroom—but you're not sure where or how to begin? Good news: You've come to the right place. Here's a bedroom decorating idea that you'll be able to do with minimal effort. Below, we're sharing a quick painted dresser tutorial that's as easy to mimic as it is nice to look at—and it's really, really nice to look at. To make it even easier on you, we'll be demonstrating the project on a real hand-me-down dresser given to one of Country Living's former photo editors by her parents.
With our tips on how to paint furniture (particularly the ones about the best paint brands to use), you'll be able to take any antique and make it look tailor-made. Magic! And because painting isn't the only way to spruce up your furniture, we're also sweetening the deal with a quick how-to involving vinyl decals, shelf liners, embellishments, and other add-ons. Get ready to create the cozy bedroom you've always dreamed of having, starting with a newly painted dresser.