Veronica bought the NORDEN gateleg table (which is made from solid beech, also with a clear coat of acrylic) and wanted a colour change. She’s a hacking newbie so IKEAhackers readers chimed in on much-needed painting tips. See the comments.
Question: How do I paint IKEA pine furniture?
Sean has the white stained HEMNES nightstand and it’s starting to change color. The legs and top of the nightstand are just the teensiest bit yellowed and the drawers/side panels remain true to the rest of the set. He’s thinking about painting either the drawer front and side panels or the legs and top aqua. See the answers he received.
Paint guide and easy to follow tips on painting over veneer
Painting is one of the easiest (and cheapest) ways to change the look of an IKEA furniture. But how do you do it? While the hacker pros among us are quite adept with this basic DIY skill, there are IKEA hacking newbies out there who may need a little guidance. Read the paint guide.
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