If you’re looking to get into furniture flipping or you have some old furniture of your own that you’d like to makeover, knowing the basic skills is so important. For example, you never want to start a DIY furniture painting project without cleaning and prepping your piece first. It’s not glamorous but it’s necessary to ensure that you have a beautiful smooth finish at the end after all your hard work! You also need to know how to apply paint and what type of brushes to use. In this blog post (and the video at the end) you’ll learn these important basic skills as well as a couple of other tricks like how to apply transfers. So if you’re serious about painting then follow along with this painted hutch makeover tutorial for beginners!
Supply List: Painted Hutch Makeover Supplies
* This post may contain affiliate links. If you choose to purchase from one of these links, I could make a commission at no charge to you. Keep in mind, this is everything that I used, but if you don’t need to fix the knobs or do some of the other prep work that I did, you won’t need these items.
Step 1: Prepping the Hutch for the Makeover
For this painted hutch makeover, we needed to get started with some prep work and I always tell you that the prep is so important to the overall results of your painted furniture. If you don’t take the time to do the cleaning and small repairs that the piece needs, you may have disappointing results in the end.
Here, I disassembled everything, removed the doors, hinges and hardware on the drawers before cleaning.