One of the furniture items we were given when moving into our new home, was this bedside nightstand.
We thought of using it for our printer in the office. The drawers work perfectly. Top drawer for paper, and the bottom for miscellaneous goodies.
There’s absolutely nothing wrong with this bedside table. It works perfectly and is in mint condition, BUT it doesn’t match the rest of our office furniture.
I really enjoy DIY’s that give an almost completely new look to something a little outdated. However, elaborate and amazing revamps aren’t always possible. They can be quite expensive and not all of us have fancy equipment.
Over time I’ve managed to Jimmy* some really impressive and inexpensive DIYs.
*Jimmy: term used as an expression for a quick, cheap, macgyver idea and/or solution to fixing anything.
If it works, it ain’t stupid.
I’m no expert when it comes to painting; knowing exactly what paint to use on certain surfaces etc. I actually know absolutely nothing about it.
What I think I know for this type of surface is that one would normally start off by sanding, adding a primer, then painting. That should give you a nice, even-looking surface. I didn’t have those tools and knew that the paint I had, wouldn’t adhere smoothly. So I decided to go with a rustic style of painting i.e. beginner painting, just paint randomly. The pattern saved the day and gives you the idea that it was supposed to look this way. Rustic and ssschick.