Create a Colorful Chalkboard Dresser
Give a boring, old dresser a playful new style with colorful chalkboard paint.
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- water-based primer
- chalkboard paint (tinted to the color of your choice)
- extra-fine sanding pad
- tack cloth
- drop cloth
Prep Work Area and Dresser
Protect work area with a drop cloth. Remove all hardware and drawers from dresser. Tip: Place hardware together in a zipped baggie so no screws are lost.
Sand all dresser surfaces to knock down any existing finish then remove all dust with tack cloth.
Brush a smooth layer of primer onto dresser and drawer surfaces. Let dry three hours then lightly sand primed areas to eliminate any rough spots. Wipe clean with tack cloth.
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