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In this project, I am making a small desk for my daughter. She tends to be very rough on furniture, so I want a solution that will be inexpensive bu...
This is the easiest step. Simply take a damp towel and some Dollar Store cleaner (thanks Jolene!) and wipe the cabinet clean, inside and out.
As you can see, the inside of this cabinet is coated with a horrific, 1951 floral print. Being as horrible as it is, it must come off.
Using a razor blade, being very careful, begin to remove the Contac Paper. Starting in a corner.
Contac Paper is fairly easy to remove, but it will definitely save you time to remove it in as large pieces as you can. Peel slowly, and be patient. ...
I chose some old paint from a wall project we did upstairs, because it's a nice color and my daughter likes it. I did not remove the doors initially...
Any peice of wood or other material would do, really, but being as my goal here is a project that is nearly all reused materials, I hit the attic once...
As pictured. I just eyeballed it - I did not feel the need to make precise measurements considering the linited breadth of this project.
Unfortunately, I am currently remodeling the room that this desk will be placed in, so I am unable to take pictures of it in context. Once that area ...
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Posted:Oct 8, 2006
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