Painting bedroom furniture is a good idea but some people are too afraid to try it. If you are one of these people, you should not be. It is easy and affordable. Here are a few tips on how to paint bedroom furniture that will help make your paint job more successful.
The first step to painting bedroom furniture is to clean it. This can be done with water and non-acidic cleaners. After cleaning the furniture, you will need to prepare the area where you will paint. Take a coat of latex alternative and apply it to the whole surface. Next, remove the excess with a warm soapy cloth.
You will then need to take some paint and roll it onto the latex. This can be done by using a paint roller. Let the paint to soak in for about a half hour, and then remove with a dry, warm cloth. You should then take the washable painter's tape and spread it over the surface.
Finish this with a coat of latex. You will then need to let it dry for about a day. After this is done, you will need to apply polyurethane to the painted surfaces. If you do not have this, you will need to get a paint primer and paint the furniture yourself.
Make sure you apply a finish to the entire piece. Polyurethane will act as a sealant. It will also help protect your furniture from damage from moisture. Also, polyurethane is heat resistant, which is helpful if you are entertaining guests.
Following these simple steps can have you looking at furniture that is bright and new. No more dull, worn out pieces!
You will find that painting bedroom furniture is fairly inexpensive and time saving. It will also add a little bit of color to a room.
When you paint furniture, you will notice that your paint will start to come off. Take the time to scrub the surfaces with a mild soap solution and water. It is best to use a special cleaning detergent, or even household vinegar.