You will need
- - polished Cabinet;
- self - adhesive film;
- - scissors;
- floral spray;
- felt spatula or soft cloth.
Use the self-adhesive foil for decorative finishing of the Cabinet. This method is the most "pure". You do not need time-consuming process for the removal of the old coating. Film will form on the smooth polished wood.
Remove dimensions from the surfaces of the Cabinet, which will be updated. Purchase the self-adhesive matching colour and texture. Pay attention to the width of the film to avoid extra seams on the visible surfaces.
Unscrew from the Cabinet, handles and locks. Remove the trim strips, if any.
Carefully inspect polished surface. If it is deep and wide scratches, gouges, fill them with putty for wood. Beforehand where you want to locate these places and primed. After drying putty again, sand the bumps.
Allocate the required size for the lined reverse side of the adhesive. You can upgrade the entire surface of the Cabinet, only the door or make of the film imitation of decorative inserts. For this purpose, it will be interesting to look film with a pattern for weaving or skin.
Type water in the flower spray and add a little dishwashing detergent or liquid soap to make a slightly soapy solution.
Spray soapy water on the polished surface of the wardrobe where you will stick the self-adhesive foil.
Peel off the adhesive from the base from one side to the 5-10 cm Paper fold, and the sticky side of the tape attach to the wetted surface of the Cabinet. Pick up a felt trowel or a soft cloth. Carefully smoothing from the middle to the edges, expelled from under the film water drops and air.
If you did not care, immediately leveled, separating the nearest edge of the film. Accidentally, the resulting air bubble, pierce it with a needle, then push it place cloth.
Pick new Cabinet knobs and decorative moulding. You can frame the door frames wood or polyurethane mouldings or fillets.
Advice 2: How to repaint a polished furniture
Polished the furniture , even the good quality over time, covered with spots and tarnish. Painting is probably the most affordable method of transformation of the cabinets, drawers and other polished interior.
You will need
- A piece of furniture, a screwdriver, degreaser, wood putty, sandpaper medium and fine grits, heat gun, putty knife, wire brush, primer, paint, roller, brush.
Guide the preparatory work. Free piece of furniture that you are going to repaint. Remove the doors and shelves, remove the fasteners (hinges, hooks). Thoroughly degrease the polished surface with detergent or alcohol. Carefully inspect the furniture for the presence of chips, cracks, scratches. If you find them, be sure to repair. Carefully remove the cracked varnish around the damaged area, fill the chip a carpentry filler. When the composition is completely dry, treat the place with sandpaper fine grit.
There are two ways custom polished furniture. If you have a building dryer can fully remove the paint from the surface. Very carefully heat the paint and scrape it bit by bit with a spatula. So treat every detail. Next, clear the wood from layer of stains, use sandpaper medium grain. With a stiff brush, swipe with the dust left after sanding. Again, degrease the treated surface.
If building dryer at hand was not, you can resort to another method. After the removal of chips and defects with putty, carefully apply polished all of the furniture with sandpaper fine grit. Lacquer finish is ready for painting if it was matte and covered the risk from the sandpaper. Then also get away with a stiff brush from dust. And start decorating previously again Alesgerov surface.
Apply a coat of primer for wood. Prime and sand the inner elements of the drawers, doors and cabinets. Wait until the primer has dried. With the help of emery paper fine grit Polish of the decorated object.
The next step - painting. For this purpose you can use paint, varnish, stain. Regarding colors there are no clear rules, which should cover the polished furniture. There is a cover with a rather sharp smell, but drying. You will need a roller or brush. Carefully paint all parts, making sure to leave no gaps or streaks. Once the paint is completely dry, carefully inspect all surfaces and, if necessary, apply a second coat.
Drawers, doors and shelves of paint on the table, pre-covered with plastic wrap.
Advice 3: How to transform an old wardrobe
In our days in the furniture fashion, the actual retro-style. Designer furniture in this style is very expensive. If you inherited an old wardrobe, then you are incredibly lucky. By upgrading it, you will get a fashionable wardrobe, spending only a small amount.
Before upgrading, prepare the surface. Unscrew the hardware, remove the cover cap. From the surface remove the old varnish with sandpaper. If on the surface there are dents, zashpaklyuyte them. When the plaster dries, sand the surface with sandpaper.
The easiest way to update your wardrobe is to paint the surface. Paint the doors, screw the new handle and a new wardrobe is ready. If you have a little know how to draw, razreshite Cabinet doors fancy colors or geometric patterns.
If you draw you are able, come to the aid of the technique of decoupage. Purchase in store decoupage map or layered napkins with the appropriate ornament. Spread the location where you will glue the napkin with white glue and stick the top layer. When the glue dries, coat the surface with furniture Polish, apply 2 or 3 layers.
The back wall of the cupboard can be covered with Wallpaper. Pick up the Wallpaper with an interesting pattern. On this background will look very nice dishes.
Old polished wardrobe glue self-adhesive film. The store sold a variety of film colors and textures. Cabinet doors covered with film you can decorate with special stickers. In addition, the workshop will help you apply to the film the desired pattern. Just select a suitable photo and print it.
Adhesive tape should be glued very carefully and thoroughly. Do not peel off the protective layer completely. Clear it a little and apply to the pasted over surface. A soft cloth smooth the foil from the middle to the corners, expelling the air bubbles. Gradually peel off the protective layer and in the same way, attach the tape. If, however, there were some air bubbles, pierce them with a thin needle and smooth. Do not rush, do everything slowly, because haste can spoil all the work and glue the tape you will not succeed. So simply you can update your old wardrobe and give it a modern look.