I found this pretty little jewelry cabinet at Goodwill for $6.99. I loved the heart shaped windows but the red wood finish? Not so much. I decided to give it a farmhouse style makeover with a little paint and paper. Decoupage on wood is really simple. If you haven’t tried it this is a great way to get started. Here’s what the jewelry cabinet looked like when I bought it.
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How to Decoupage on Wood
I chose some vintage style sheet music scrapbook paper from this 6″ x 6″ Harmony paper pad by 7gypsies.
Then, I cut the paper to fit the sides of the drawers, brushed a thin coat of decoupage medium on, smoothed the paper over it, and applied another thin coat on top of it.
I also distressed the edges with a small piece of sandpaper. After brushing off all the dust I applied a coat of varnish and replaced the hardware when it was dry.
Notice anything different about the handles?
I put ’em on upside down!!!
Oh, well… I thought they still looked ok so I didn’t change them back. Guess the buyer didn’t mind… it sold!
What do you think about the two-tone paint job?
More Thrift Store Makeovers
If you enjoyed this jewelry cabinet makeover, take a look at these:
- Turquoise Jewelry Cabinet with Ikat Decoupage Paper
- Tall Pink Jewelry Cabinet
- My Least Favorite Jewelry Cabinet Makeover
‘Til the next project,
Ann @ Duct Tape and Denim