Here's a step by step:
Hi Cindy, have you seen this video
Do you want to make it unglossy? If so lightly sand and use a good bonding primer. Sand again with 220 grit, then paint. You can use spray paint, or a sprayer with Latex paint or a mohair roller.
Here is a video to help you out
First, you need to get rid of the gloss - 220 grit sandpaper should do the trick. After that, give it a good primer and then paint.
Sand the gloss off, or use liquid sandpaper to remove it.
Sand it really well first
There is some good information here:
There is a product called ESP that will cover any surface ready for painting and is available in Decorating departments Paint section.
Sand it down and chalk paint.
Hello you would need to remove the glossy finish before painting. Sanding or a chemical stripper might be options.
Hi Cindy: First of all, you have to take the gloss off. You can either sand it lightly or use something like Citristrip. As with any project, preparation is the key to a good and long lasting job.
Here's a site that should help:
Which ever paint you use you will need to sand the surface first so the new paint has something to attach too.
I would chalk paint. It doesn't require heavy sanding.
I agree that chalk paint would most likely work well. Chalk paint is made for refinishing furniture and doesn't require any prep work. I like to use the chalky finish paint from DecoArt.
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