Sunday, November 4, 2012

The Painted Laminated Cabinet

I was skeptical painting over laminate, but after priming a corner, I believed it was going to be OK. I didn't even bother sanding it down. Up went two coats of primer and 2 coats of paint. The distressed look - done with acrylic paint this time - didn't turn out perfect. But it's not too bad.

Here's the before:
and after:

The room looks a brighter and happier place. The paint is holding up, although there were a few scratches while putting the shelves back together again.

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