Do you have any of these closet doors in your house? You know, the sort of flimsy sliding kind? Well I do. And they happen to be in our master bedroom. I couldn't handle looking at these ugly things anymore, so I decided to paint the sliding closet doors with a faux trim effect. Here's what I did:
Time: 1 HoursCost: $35Difficulty: Easy
First step was to wash down the doors to remove any residue or dust. I didn't need to sand since these doors aren't wood, but if you have wooden closet doors you would want to use a medium and then fine grit sandpaper to prep the surface for paint (like these 3M Advanced Abrasives). To wash down the doors I just used some basic soap and water. If they had been glossy or had some other finish, a de-glosser might have been necessary. Then I needed to measure out where I wanted the rectangular boxes to go.
To see how I measured out and created my boxes with painter's tape, click through to see the full tutorial. And I even have a video too!
Suggested materials for this project:
- Painter's tape (hardware store)
- Paint (Benjamin Moore)
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AnswerThanks 1st of all, my question, my front Door, backside of Front Door any idea's, it's Snow White, had indented edging like Panes, I really love the G...
AnswersI have 3 mirrored sliding glass doors on my closet, can you paint these to look like that women did, if so what kind of paint do you use? Do you ...