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Upcycled bookcase

lieselroberts
Budding Contributor
lieselroberts
lieselroberts
Budding Contributor

A good sanding and fresh paint gave this bookcase a modern look and makes the original VJ panelling stand out.

 


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The project

 

I bought this bookshelf on Facebook Marketplace for $50. I love the VJ paneling so much, it was the whole reason for this upcycling project.

 

I sanded it down with 120 grit sandpaper, wiped the dust away and then painted two coats of British Paints Prep 4 in 1. Finished it off with three coats of leftover Dulux natural white interior paint.

 

Before and after

 

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More upcycling projects

 

By lightly distressing fresh paint and adding vintage handles, prettyliving completely changed the look of this buffet.

 

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With fresh paint and new handles, craftyhopper was also able to give this buffet a stylish new look.

 

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For more inspiring furniture projects, check out our Top 10 most popular indoor furniture projects.

 

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