Hey there! I took a couple weeks off, but I’m back to share more projects with you guys. In my last post, I showed you guys the pink birthday party I decorated for a friend’s daughter. Well this week I’m sharing the TV stand turned Wardrobe closet I made for the Birthday girl. My friend mentioned to me several months ago that she “saw this thing on Pinterest” where they turned an old TV stand into a wardrobe closet and how she thought her daughter would just love it. She’s a big Disney princess fan and has plenty of dresses, and accessories that needed a home in her new room. Well fast forward a few months and I saw this TV stand posted on my neighborhood buy/sell site for $40.
I immediately texted her and asked if her daughter still wanted the wardrobe closet because I thought this would be the perfect piece for it. Of course she said YES! So I picked up this piece the same night for only $40. Such a score!
I wiped it down with a rag, and removed the shelves and doors before I started painting. I bought Annie Sloan’s chalk paint in pure white and used a standard paint brush and foam roller. I painted all the crevasses and edges with the brush and rolled the rest with the foam roller. (No sanding or any prep before hand, just paint!)
I hate to say it, but it took 4 coats to get it covered well. I used two cans of Annie Sloan (which aren’t cheap) so looking back, I wish I would have used a cheaper brand of chalk paint.
I gave the shelves and doors 4 coats as well. I avoided painting multiple coats inside the door cabinets just to save on paint (and time & money).
The back of the TV stand was made up of 3 panels. I rolled on the glue to the back of the wallpaper and then smoothed it on the panels.
When I got to the ends, I simply folded them over the back side and taped them. Super easy!
Here they are once I flipped them back over.
Then I nailed them right back up the way they were before using my nail gun. The folded over wallpaper can only been seen from the back, so who cares
I scored these knobs at HomeGoods one day for only $7.99! I only needed 2, so I got to save the other 2. They are crystal and gold. So perfect with the white, gold, and girly look I was going for!
I added a metal closet rod where one of the shelves used to be, to use as a hanging bar for her dresses. And here is the finished product!
A reminder of the before:
What do you guys think? Comment and let me know your thoughts, I love hearing from you guys!