Clean out the old chest. If the old painting on it is not artistic or historical value, treat the surface of the subject cloth, pay special attention to the corners and edges of the chest.
Cover the entire surface of the trunkand the main colours. For this you can use a brush, roller or sponge. Depending on the method of application of paint, the trunk will look different. Let it dry completely, follow the instructions on the package with paint. If you want to style it under a vintage that had lain for years in the attic, the box, remove the layer of paint skin on the vertical fins.
Think of a picture that would depict on the cover and the front part of the chest. You can choose a motif that is appropriate to the rest of the interior, or use patterns that are typical, for example, for the Vikings. First, sketch out a drawing on a sheet of paper and then transfer it to the surface of the chest.
Paint the drawing. Use acrylic paint on wood, their main advantage is that they exactly go, do not spread, do not stain hands and clothing. Depending on what kind of image you want to portray, the technique of applying color will be different. For example, you can use a thin brush (2, 3) to create a landscape or scene. And to draw an ornament around the body chestand better to use a stencil and a sponge. Leave until completely dry paint.
Cover all product with a special varnish for wood. If necessary, apply a second coat.
Purchase in store of furniture fittings for a chest. Fasten with screws the side of the handle, the handle on the lid of the chestand the keyhole. You can also attach decorative metal forging on the lid and side frequent products. Make sure that metal parts do not have burrs.