How-to: Botanical Print Nightstand
The DIY experts at HGTV Magazine recreated this flea market find. Here’s how you can, too.
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- wood cleaner, such as Murphy Oil Soap
- removable vinyl decals
- painter's tape
- straight edge (like an old credit card)
- utility knife
- medium-grit sandpaper
- latex paint
- water-based sealer
Unscrew any drawer pulls or knobs and set aside. Wipe down the stand with the cloth and cleaner.
Position the removable decal on the front; secure with a piece of painter’s tape at the top. We used Affordable Vinyl Graphics flower embellishment (from $4 each, mywalldecals.com). Apply the decal according to the instructions, running a straight edge over it to eliminate air bubbles. Use a utility knife to slice through any of the decal that spans across more than one drawer.
Lightly sand all the wood around the decal, then wipe it down with a cloth. If you want the stand’s legs to remain unpainted, like ours, tape them off.