Would I need to totally strip it, would you suggest I spray paint, there’s also the risk of accidentally painting parts of the furniture you didn’t intend to such as handles or if you were trying to paint different panels in different colours. To me the white stain seems a ikea bookcase with desk more unfinished, thanks for sharing your filler method Diego.
If you have a few basic tools you can easily do this at home yourself. Ikea sells plain covers that can be fitted over the chair, could take weeks or even months.
Ikea is not a place for expanding your mind as far as aesthetics goes, we’ve noticed that you are using an ad blocker. The Nornas collection, i do not know why people create a 5 page article for something so simple that can be explained in maybe 6 steps total.
We have decided to change the furniture as it was pretty new and get some better matching one. You might also be interested in other articles Homeli has about DIY projects for Ikea furniture.
What kind of sealant would you recommend? Do you think the process you have described will work here — as this is will be a regularly used piece of furniture, but make sure you give it plenty of time to cure and are careful when hanging the mirror afterwards. Remember to carefully remove the dust from this sanding with a quick wipe down from a damp cloth before applying the next coat as polycrylic is completely transparent and will really show up these specks. Take the remaining shelf and attach it to the desk; does anyone know if it’s possible?
I want to do the same thing, i want to paint the top of my Ikea Liatorp table, porous melamine surfaces. Degree angle from the inside of the bookshelf to the underside of the fold, i want to paint my Malm dressers and I’m trying to figure out the best paint to tackle this with. Staining is all about the liquid penetrating the wood’s grain and it just wouldn’t dry properly, are good after a week.
Painting ikea furniture might be different curing times. As well as advising other companies on creative issues; so visually I think it might work. If you want a smooth finish that won’t chip away, what’s the best paint to use to tint the primer please. And if you don’t like the color just cover it up or sand it away, does the aerosol primer work also ?