How to Build DIY Nightstand
Build a DIY nightstand is easy and does not require a lot of money in the process, not to mention you could enhance the visual appearance of the house at the same time. We are talking about the furniture that is so much more than a regular kind of table that only provides a place for a bedside lamp, but also an amazing piece of the furniture for a growing collection of clutter. By simply placing theDIY nightstand next to the bed, you will be able to maximize the space because of that storage piece. So, we are going to learn how to make a do it yourself nightstand right now and here. Are you ready to make your own?
First, prepare a few things, such as a cabinet or dresser, clean rag, sandpaper, primer, paint brushes, two shades of paint, crackle glaze, stencil, pencil, hobby paints, reproduction hardware, and clear lacquer finish. Then, remove the hardware out of the cabinet and sand it. You could apply a primer if the cabinet is black or has a dark stain. Next, paint the cabinet, not to mention the front of the cabinet at the same time. Right on the top of the cabinet, you could trace a stencil design and yes, it is possible for you to apply any design, ranging from a geometric pattern, alphabet letters, giant sunflowers or anything.
Once the stencil design is done, fill it with hobby paint around the smooth surface of the top and drawer fronts. By the time the stencil design is dry as well as crackle glaze too, lightly sand the edges of the piece in order to bring the aged effect to the piece of the furniture. Last, you have to finish the paint with a clear protective coat before placing it next to your bed in the bedroom.