How-to: Updated Secretary Desk

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Step 4

Attach a stencil to the center of a main drawer front with repositionable spray mount. Use a foam roller or pouncer to fill it in with crafts paint. Remove the stencil and reposition it on the drawer to create a continuous pattern. Repeat for all main drawer fronts. Close the front panel and use the technique above to stencil it, and let dry.

Step 5

Reattach the spray-painted knobs to the small drawers, then replace them inside the desk.

Step 6

Drill holes in the main drawer fronts and attach new knobs. Replace the main drawers.

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