the diy mommy

How to Paint IKEA Furniture

... so it actually lasts!

I love a good IKEA hack, and my favourite way to make inexpensive IKEA pieces look more high-end is to give them a coat of paint. I've painted many pieces of furniture over the years, so today I'm sharing all of my tips and tricks with the hope that it helps and inspires you to grab a paintbrush and get started!

6 Fast Rules For Painting IKEA

01 Always scuff sand the piece

02 Clean with a tack cloth

03 Use a good bonding primer

04 Wait in between coats

05 Use a paint sprayer or foam roller

06 Use a high quality paint + primer

Yellow Heart

Learn more about painting IKEA furniture

Painting a Bathroom Vanity

Painting an Entry Bench

Christina Dennis