Mid century modern dresser-Step into the slick, modern showroom bedrooms, and you may soon find yourself going out with stacks of flat-pack furniture ready to be installed. But what if you come home and the color is not right for your home? Repainting melamine mid century modern dresser is not a big hassle. But to make the paint stick to your agency, you must tackle the job with the right tools.
Take apart your mid century modern dresser. Do not disassemble the pieces; just remove the drawers and any knobs, accessories or finishing pieces. Use painter’s tape to mask off areas that do not need paint, including drawer tracks or bolts.
Rub coarse sandpaper over the surface of all the areas to be painted. It is easier for the paint to stick to this rough texture. Use a foam roller to apply an oil-based primer to the agency. Do this step outside or in a well-ventilated area. Allow the primer to dry, and then apply another layer to cover any lingering Ikea color shines through.
Apply color to the established agency with a foam roller and brush, and let the primer dry completely. Make sure the paint is completely dry by touch before moving on to the next layer. Continue applying the paint and let it dry until the color coverage is even and smooth. Apply a clear finish spray or polyacrylic topcoat of paint and let it dry thoroughly according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Put together your painted mid century modern dresser and it is ready for use.