How to Paint a Nightstand Set

Who doesn’t love an amazing makeover? I grabbed these cute nightstands at a thrift store in Belgium. I want to show you exactly how I did this nightstand makeover! The following is a list of supplies you will need if you want this exact look.

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How To:

The first thing I do with any piece I paint is prep. I clean it really well with White Lightning and if it is a lighter color, I use BOSS.

For this piece I mixed a custom color using 1 part Lucky Lavender and 1/4 part Mason Dixon Gray.

After I painted the entire piece, I let it dry and put one more coat of paint. I let the piece dry entirely as well as the hinges.

Then, I used the brand new Moonshine Metallic line by Dixie Belle to paint the top of this piece. I like to put a base coat of one of their paints prior to working with the actual metallics. For this piece I did only one base coat of Manatee Gray.

Once the Manatee Gray is completely dried I applied my MoonShine Metallic in Silver Bullet.

For this makeover I used the stick & style stencil by redesign with prima. I am awful at stenciling so these have been a life saver. Not only are they easy to use, they are reusable, and they come with 15 yards.

Also I used a decor transfer to add character to the pieces. They are super easy to use and you can use them in full sheets or cut them to fit. You can even just cut bits and pieces off for your furniture. The transfer I used is the Rose & Rogue.

Next, I wanted to add a little more dimension to the edges of this piece. For that I used the Clear Best Dang Wax, Dixie Dirt, and Easy Peasy Spray Wax.

For more details on these painted nightstands, read Bella Renovare’s blog here!

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  1. Kathy colin says:

    Hey there,
    I’ve recently started using Dixie Belle Paints , so I’m a newbie … I’ve painted in the past with other kinds of chalk paint, and recently took a great class and came home with a Awesome table …..thanks to your brand ambassador Elaine Cristella ….my question is this how do I treat bleed thru ? I’ve cleaned and rinsed piece used boss and then painted , still have bleed thru ??? What am I doing wrong ? Do I need to sand piece and start over ???? Thanks for your help …
    Kathy

    1. Dixie Belle Paint Company says:

      Hi Kathy, we’re so excited that you are using Dixie Belle Paint! Welcome to the family! Are you painting on wood and what color are you painting with? You can spot treat bleed thru with Clear BOSS and repaint, especially if you’re using a vibrant color. If you’re painting with Fluff, Cotton or another light color, you can use White BOSS and repaint. You do not need to sand your piece. We hope these tips work and please let us know if there’s anything else we can do. Happy painting! 🙂

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I have the Mona Lisa glue and gold leaf that I've been wanting to try. Now, just to find the right piece.

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Dusty Blue & Sawmill Gravy!

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I bought some paint from your booth today!! They know me by name now because I’m in there so much!!

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Love the waxes!!!

A. I think for this piece. However, the charcoal could give it a nice deeper shadow effect.

Thank you for sharing your time! This is really a great project and it came out wonderful!

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Found some Prima dusty rose powder - excited to use.

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