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We have some big news at Simply White that we can’t wait to share — but you’ll have to wait until next week! I know, it’s not fair! Trust me, I want to tell you as much as you want to know! But, in the meantime, here are some DIY tips that may act as a few hints as to what our secret is!
Pick the right primer
When you paint your pieces, the perfect primer is essential. If you’re using an oil paint, you need an oil-based primer and a latex primer for latex paints. Not sure which you need? Talk to you paint supplier, they can help!
Go Shabby Chic
Love that shabby chic look, but have a hard time digesting the price tag that is sometimes associated with it? Do it yourself! Simply prime your piece, apply a few thin coats of your favourite paint and lightly sand for a trendy distressed look!
Mismatched? Not anymore!
Have some mismatched pieces that you want to unify? Find one colour you love to bring them together. Painting your dresser and nightstand the same hue will make them look like they were made for each other!
Highlight your favourite features
If you have a piece of furniture that has something you want to showcase, consider going two-tone. Make the drawers of a dresser pop, for example, by choosing a contrasting colour from the rest of the piece for the fronts.