A long chest of drawers might be passed down to you in the family hierarchy, but they might not exactly fit in too well with the rest of your modern decor. In order to ensure that these drawers blend in well with you home decor, you could try out a few of the ideas mentioned in this post.
- Cover the drawers with faux wood paneling.
If you can’t find a way to make the drawers fit in with your bedroom decor, then you should try covering them up. The best way to do is by using faux wood paneling. It’s fairly simple to do and it manages to spice up the room almost instantly. The best part is you wouldn’t have to go all in and purchase a new drawer, you can make what’s already available to you and find a way to make it work.
- Use stenciled letters to mark a special occasion.
Long chests of drawers can be used to make a statement if used wisely! You could cover up the old rugged wood with a canvas. You could then use stencil letters to maybe write down an important date, or a special occasion. You could write just about anything on these drawers, from your favorite song to your favorite movie dialogue. This is a great way to make you room a lot more attractive.
- Get a weathered look with milk paint and wax.
The weathered look is a classic and it’s bound to lure people in with it’s sheer attractiveness. All you require is milk paint and wax. The best thing about this is that it is fairly simple to do and you can do it all by yourself. With a little patience and time you could turn your plain old chest of drawers into a masterpiece.
- Go bold with painted drawers.
Painted drawers are ideal to spruce up any room as it adds color to a room. It works very well in the case of kids’ rooms. Simply pick your favorite colors out and paint away! Each drawer can be painted a different color and this is something you can do with your kids too. They are bound to have a blast! You can also chose to add a little detail to the drawers once the paint has dried out.
Go out on a leg with these ideas and let the transformation begin!