Step 6: Paint & attach knobs

You can prime and then paint. Or buy a paint that is primer and paint in one and do two thin coats (this kind of paint is for bathrooms I think but a girl at Home Depot recommended it).
Do not paint the sides of the drawers or the inside of the chest because it's already a snug fit without layers of paint.
I used a color called "West Coast Gray".
Let it dry overnight.

Attach the knobs:
Screw them in where you left a space between trims on each drawer.
Awesome post! Thanks!!!
<p>Very inspiring. I can't believe you came up with this. What's your secret? :D</p>
That is such a great little table and you've inspired me in so many ways!! Thanks for posting!
very nice indeed...will definately be making some of these:)
Yeah super nice. I think Ill make these with my next two days off. They're terrific. Thanks.
Looks nice!! But to be sure it is properly sealed you should use an oil based primer. I work with paint and we looked in to the primer/paint and it does not come up to snuff. Acrylic primer does not seal wood. if there is any sap left in the wood it will bleed through the water based paint and primer. So to make your projects beauty last prime with oil first then you can use any paint after.
Great to know, thanks for the info.
really brilliant...beautiful...
Love it! Thanks so much for the ideas! It never ceases to amaze me what IKEA has to offer and the many ways in which it can be customized!
I LOVE THIS....my mind is racing thinking of the limitless possibilities. Would make cool wainscoating...
Great idea! <br> <br>One problem tho' - Ikea no longer sells the Fira drawers in any size. So where do I get something like them??
I made my own with 3/4 inch plywood. It's heavy but will last a life time. DIY can show you how to make drawers. You could build abox put in 2 shevles ,then build 3 drawers . They are only boxes. I have made alot of things I could not aford.Wickedgranny I'm 59 Years and have made most of my own furnture.
This is so inspiring! I like yours better than the original Anthropologie ones. Seems like a lot of the Anthro stuff is just begging to be recreated by clever people like yourself. Might have to try my hand at something like that.<br />
I&nbsp;agree! Anthropologie and other expensive stores are great sources of inspiration, but I don't think I would actually buy from them. I mean, 2,000 bucks for a headboard and footboard? No thanks<br />
This is a great project... One of my favorites.
Thanks, everyone!
Really nice.
<strong>I have no woodworking experience, which probably shows, but it means that ANYONE can make this!</strong><br/><br/>Well it still turned out nice.<br/>
I love the results!
They turned out really well. I think you captured the effect you were going for perfectly.

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