How-to: Brand New Blue Desk

The DIY experts at HGTV Magazine recreated this flea market find. Here’s how you can, too.
By: Jodi Kahn
Blue Desk Makeover

Blue Desk Makeover

This flea market flip was created by HGTV Magazine

Photo by: Marko Metzinger, Crafting by Thomas Eberharter and Madeline Jacobs, Styling by Karin Olsen

Marko Metzinger, Crafting by Thomas Eberharter and Madeline Jacobs, Styling by Karin Olsen

What You Need:

  • paint
  • fretwork
  • wood filler
  • paint brush
  • crafts knife
  • spray mount
  • drill
  • screw driver

Step 1

Remove the old hardware and patch the holes with wood filler.

Step 2

Remove the drawers, then paint the drawer fronts and the desk. Let dry.

Step 3

Cut white fretwork strips with a crafts knife to fit each drawer front. Coat the backs with spray mount, then adhere.

Step 4

Drill holes for new knobs in the center of each middle fretwork circle, and screw them in.

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