For this idea you’ll need edding 5200 permanent spray universal primer as well as spray paints in the colours pastel blue (colour code 916), mild mint (928) and petrol (911). Dust the surfaces thoroughly before you start and remove any drawer handles or fittings. Use the sandpaper to lightly roughen the surface of the unit, so the paint can bind more easily. Now cover your work surface and surrounding area carefully with masking film.
Start by spraying a coat of primer; this helps the paint adhere better. Leave to dry for approx. 30 minutes. In our Spray Basics section, we’ve got handy tips on how to achieve the perfect spraying technique. If you’re using multiple colours, carefully mask off all other areas using film and masking tape. Now spray the first colour onto the exposed area. We recommend spraying at a distance of 25 cm, using horizontal and vertical strokes to ensure more even coverage. Once the paint is dry, carefully remove the film and prepare the next surface. Continue in the same way until all the surfaces are painted. Paint the handles, too, and reattach them right at the end.
Products and materials
- Old chest of drawers or small cabinet
- Sanding block
- Masking film and paper to cover surfaces when spraying
- Masking tape
- Gloves, breathing mask (optional)
- Screwdriver for removing the safety ring
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