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Hamptons-inspired bedside drawers

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Old bedside drawers sanded back and then upcycled with framing timber, chalk paint and new handles. 




The project


I wanted to add some Hamptons-style bedside tables to my bedroom, so I found some beautiful wooden bedside tables on Facebook Marketplace.


After cleaning both pieces, I removed the original hardware and filled in the holes. I then lightly sanded both pieces. I purchased untreated framing timber from Bunnings, cut them to size and then glued them to the front of each drawer to create depth.


I primed both pieces with a base and blocker to prevent bleed-through. I then applied two coats of chalk paint to the front, top and sides of the units and added the matte black handles. They look fabulous in our master bedroom.


Before and after 






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