How to Paint a Nightstand That's Laminate 

The Thrifty Apartment

Painting furniture is a great way to revitalize old furniture and give it new life. Here's a quick tutorial on how to paint your laminate nightstand.

What you need

– Oil based primer – Paint – Paintbrush  – Foam Roller – Screwdriver – Sandpaper – Spray Paint

Prep Furniture


Remove all the hardware, drawers, and doors from the nightstand. Then take you time and clean it.

Sand it


Use medium grit sandpaper to sand the surface. Sanding will allow the paint to best stick to the nightstand.

Prime it


Paint It


Once the primer is dry, apply the paint to the laminate furniture using a paint brush or roller.

Add a second coat


Spray Paint Hardware


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