Revamp a Boring Wardrobe!

4 Materials
4 Hours

I decided recently that the cabinet in the below photo does not match my colour scheme and is far too boring. I decided the best way to revamp it and tie it all in to the colour scheme, would be to paint it.

after for revamp

Before and after - What a difference!

The boring old cupboard that was!

I made sure first that all the floor was covered and the wall taped off as I am not the tidiest painter.

The first thing I needed to do was create a base colour to tie in. As all my other furniture is white, I thought I should do the same. I did use a paint that only needed one coat but I can tell you they often need 2-4 coats depending on what you use.


This is the template You can also see other colours on it. The great thing about this template is that you can reuse it (as you can see I have)

The above photo shows how I had progressed with the design but it is very tricky to get it smooth and I did have to go around the edges to clean it up. You can also see I missed a few bits in my excitement so I went back later to finish it.

For this I used as it kept the lines nice and neat.

I am delighted with the finished product. I love how it matches so well with my living room now (as it is open plan it blends so much better).

I hope you liked my wardrobe. I would love to hear about your versions of this. It is so flexible and you can use it on just about any furniture with any colour combinations.

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  • Robyn Udovich
    on Jan 1, 2020

    That is a fabulous idea and you did a great job! I am just getting started with my creativity and crafty side. I have only done pour paint wall hangings and I did paint our bathroom.

    I did have another question that does not really pertain to the project, I was wondering how one would go about getting a job with Amazon? If you don't mind me asking?! If you'd like you can email me at

    Thank you

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