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How to Paint a Retro Floral Design on a Dresser (page 2 of 3)

We used paint and ice cream sticks to transform an old dresser into a funky piece of new furniture.

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Paint the Dresser

Use a larger paintbrush to paint the entire dresser. Let it dry completely, then apply a second coat of paint.

Cut the Sticks

Cut a few of the mini wood craft spoons in half using scissors. Fold over a piece of painter's tape and put it on one side of each stick.

Turn Sticks Into Flower Petal Templates

Adhere the sticks onto the dresser in a flower petal design. Use five to six of the spoon sticks for each flower. Leave room in the middle of the petals, about the size of a quarter.