Damask Sideboard Redo

Hi, my sweet friends!

When I started with furniture redo, I bought a cute cupboard that someone tried to paint white. I wanted to make it pretty outside and inside because I personally don’t like having a beautiful piece of furniture, and then open the doors and see the ugly interior. That’s my personal inner battle, I think it would be great just to paint the outside and leave the inside as it is, but when I see it beautiful and then I open the door… I end up painting everything inside as well.

Damask Makeover

One of the first things I did was to take off the back and replace it by a piece of plywood cut to fit. Isn’t that horrible? It seems the sideboard has a big belly…

Damask Sideboard Redo      Damask Sideboard Makeover

Well, back to the piece, I bought it really cheap because the owner wanted to get rid of it, so as soon as I reached home I took it apart, cleaned it and started to paint it. Two coats of homemade chalk paint were enough to cover it properly, and left it until the next day.

In the meanwhile, I searched for a pretty damask, and when I found it I downloaded it. I used Photoshop to enlarge the image, and I printed it using 4 sheets. I put the graphic together with some cello tape and used a pencil to make some shading behind. With the papers attached and the drawing facing out I traced the silhouette of the damask, and that left on the sideboard all the lines which I painted in grey, as well as the knobs.

Damask Sideboard Redo          Damask Sideboard Redo

I decided to finish it lining the drawers with some silver contact paper, so I feel happy when I open it and I don’t feel ashamed if someone have a look inside.

Damask Sideboard Makeover

Damask Sideboard Redo

I like how it turned out, I really love damasks.

Hugs,

Pili

 

Do you love DIY, recycling, home decor, furniture transformation and all kind of crafts? Then we have the same passion! I would love to share all my crazy ideas and projects with you so I would love if you SUBSCRIBE for my post e-mails.

I also share interesting content on Facebook and other social media, and I would love to hear from you! Not following me yet? Don’t be shy and stop by to say hello. Follow me on FACEBOOKPINTERESTINSTAGRAMTWITTER, GOOGLE+

 

Linking up to:

Inspire Me Monday, Nifty Thrifty Things, DIY Show Off, Inspiration Monday, Creative Corner, Something To Talk About, DIY Sunday Showcase, Share it Sunday, Create With Joy, Merry Monday, Make It Pretty Monday, Homestories A to Z, Our Home Away From Home, Home Remedies, Bliss Ranch, The Scoop, Savvy Southern Style, While I’m Waiting, Wake Up Wednesday, Moonlight & Mason Jar Link Party, Blog Hop, Before and After Wednesday, Wordless Wednesday, Friday’s Furniture Fix, Your Turn to Shine, Share Your Style, Thriving on Thursdays, Wildly Original, The Creative Exchange, Favorite Things, Live Laugh Rowe, Handmade Hangout, Tweak It Inspiration Thursday, Think and Make Thursday, Freedom Fridays, Shabby Art Boutique, Friday’s Five Features, What To Do Weekends, Feathered Nest, Just For Us, Dream Create Inspire, Friday Features, Friday Funday, The Diary of a Real Housewife, Flaunt it Friday, Fantastic Friday, Weekend Retreat, The Party Bunch, Junky Junk Interiors, Life on Lakeshore Drive, Keeping It Simple Crafts, Share It One More Time, Silver Pennies, Knock Off Decor, Frugal Crafty Home, Happiness is Homemade, The Weekend Retreat, Five Star Frugal, Show Off Friday, The Inspired Design, City of Creative DreamsThree Kids and a Fish, Kammy’s KornerView From In HereSnap Happy BakesView From In Here

Featured at:

0

29 comments

  1. Evija says:

    This is such a gorgeous transformation.. I know how challenging stencils can be and yours looks lovely Pili! Well done. Thank you for sharing with OMHG Wordless Wednesday, Evija x

    • Pili says:

      Many thanks Evija, as it was one of my first projects it was quite challenging indeed. Thanks for stopping by!

    • Pili says:

      I really like how it turned out too. I started with the idea in mind but wasn’t sure if I could do it… but did it

    • Pili says:

      Christine, you can use carbon paper as well to trace the image on the furniture. Thanks for the visit!!

  2. Mimi says:

    Pili, I can’t believe the transformation in this piece! You have such a great eye for the possibilities in things. Thanks for sharing this at Five Star Frugal. Love, Mimi xxx

  3. Beverly says:

    What a great job you did with this piece! So pretty. I loved your stool makeover as well. Thanks for partying with us at Snickerdoodle!

    • Pili says:

      That damask sideboard will always have a special place in my heart, it was one of my first makeovers.

Leave a Reply