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Stenciled Drop-Down Desk is Drop-Dead Gorgeous


Stenciled DropDown Desk with Lacy Leaves pattern from Royal Design Studio

HGTV knows a little bit about makeovers, and this stenciled drop-down desk in their Jan/Feb 2014 issue features an amazing transformation of just the sort of furniture that you can find at yard sales, thrift stores, and (if you a very lucky) sitting out on a curb somewhere.

They took a boring, "last century" desk and turned it into a fun, colorful piece with just a couple of cans of paint, and a few easy steps!

  1. Clean and remove all hardware and patch all holes.
  2. Paint the interior with a lighter shade of the paint color of your choice.
  3. Paint the exterior of the desk with a darker shade of paint.
  4. Use spray adhesive to adhere a small stencil (like our Lacy Leaves Furniture stencil) to the center of the drawers and stencil with the lighter shade.
  5. Drill new holes for updated crystal knobs.
  6. Enjoy!

We always appreciate when magazines request our stencil patterns and love to see and share them here! Here's a few more magazine posts of stenciled projects to inspire you!



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