How to Paint IKEA Furniture

Do you have a piece of IKEA furniture that you really want to do something with? Check out this extreme IKEA cabinet makeover! New-Old furniture!

When we think of IKEA furniture we often think of partical board or something that is a lost cause if it is damaged.

However this piece is a different story, it is IKEA but made of solid pine. Something we can really work with here. There are pieces that are made of wood from IKEA, and in these cases we can do an extreme IKEA cabinet makeover!!

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Okay so a friend brought me this cabinet, she picked out the color Collard Greens, but she knew I was going to do my thing. Because well…that’s what I do.

So the first thing to do with this was prep. This piece was made of solid pine so no crazy extensive prep was needed.

Because this piece was getting new hardware, I needed to plug the drawer holes. I used my Dixie Belle Mud and applied it to the holes. Later I sanded it down.

I fixed the top of this piece with No Pain Gel Stain in Walnut. Check out this tutorial video of the process!

We are now going to apply the “dress” A.K.A paint. I started with two coats of Collard Greens. You want to open all the drawers and doors so you can get all the sides and tops, I also paint the bottom trim of the drawers.

Once I painted my base coat of Collard Greens, I actually did a little blending and shading with the other colors listed. Check out this is a live video here which shows you exactly how I did it.

After I finished blending and shading I allowed the piece to to dry. I then took my 120 grit sandpaper and distressed the edges as well as sanding across the doors and drawers.

To really complete this Ikea cabinet makeover, I added some waxes. Wax not only adds dimension but adds another layer of protection. Not to mention you get a beautiful buttery finish if you use it properly. My first step was adding Dixie Belle’s Best Dang Wax in clear.

To get more details on this painted piece from Bella Renovare, click here!

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Let us know your favorite Dixie Belle Paint Color mix!

Who is going to attempt a mirror for their next project?!

Oval Medium is the brush size that Debbie is using in order to reach all areas on the mirror!

Debbie is using Hurricane Gray tonight!

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We're here for you Debbie! Great work <3

#painlesspainting with Debbie! <3

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Thank you Debbie! You've inspired us to create more mirrors! We love the techniques you demonstrated tonight!

I'm gonna age myself here, but I LOVE drybrushing, been doing it since the years of ceramics! Always thought it would be great for furniture, decorative items, etc.

Thank you so much for showing us how you do mirrors!

Hi from Bridgeville, DE

I love it 😊

Have a blessed weekend

Hi from Macon Missouri

I bought one 2 weeks ago at a yard sale. It is beautiful. I can't wait to paint if after I finish what I'm working on now. Maybe I will get some good ideas now on what to do

Will definitely start following you!

I bet some in the navy would look good added to all the high points after you are done with that blue!! Such a beautiful color you made!!

Those scrolling leaves are called acanthus leaves. They are so classic and are gorgeous with your dry brushing! ❤️

Those details are absolutely stunning !!!!!!!!

I just mixed Manatee Gray with Dixie Belle Blue on my buffet this week. Love making new colors <3

Hi, first time watching. From Florida.

I love how the dry brushing is highlighting the scroll work.

I have a lot of mirrors like this!! This is my favorite style!

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We love a comparison demonstration! Thank you for showing us Amy!

Thank you Amy! We can't wait to see this piece finished! <3

Amy will be focusing on a white wash this evening! :) Tell us where you're from!

#painlesspainting with Amy! Looks great so far!

Amy will be mixing Hurricane Gray and Manatee!

Great tips on brushes Amy! :)

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Thanks from New Hampshire!

Thank you Amy and Joey

Love this color!

Love this look. Thank you

Thank you AJ for all your knowledge that you share with us!! Greatly appreciated!!

Very pretty and elegant

Good info! I didn’t know that!

Thank you both!

Love this one too!!!

They are really lovely

Thank you

Love that💛

So there is a white wash glaze

great teacher !

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