Kristin
Kristin
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  • San Marcos, CA

Giving old bookshelves a new look with paint


Step by step tutorial on how to turn an old desk with bookshelves a fresh and clean update with paint.
giving old bookshelves a new look with paint, chalk paint, painting, shelving ideas
After
After
Before
Before
Painted the back of shelves with annie sloan chalk paint
Painted the back of shelves with annie sloan chalk paint
Second I painted on a coat of oil based primer followed by two coats of 
Swiss coffee in latex semi gloss.
Second I painted on a coat of oil based primer followed by two coats of Swiss coffee in latex semi gloss.
I then Buffed out drips and added a third coat in certain areas where needed.
I then Buffed out drips and added a third coat in certain areas where needed.
Decorated with items I had around the house.
Decorated with items I had around the house.
giving old bookshelves a new look with paint, chalk paint, painting, shelving ideas
Kristin

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