I shared how to paint over dark stained wood and avoid bleed through in my beginner's guide to painting furniture, but since I was painting another dark stained dresser I thought I would share the steps I take to prevent tannin stain bleed through.
Bold splashes of turquoise and bright white are made all the more apparent with the contrast of the dark sectional, coffee table, bed, and other furnishings. This bedroom is another great example of using light colors and utilizing the stark contrast between the furniture and surroundings to great effect.
Medium-Toned Gray and Brown Paint Colours with Dark Wood Trim Grays are popular because they are versatile and accommodate a wide variety of wood tones, styles and accent colours. The key to picking any gray is to figure out which gray undertones you're dealing with (and what you and your home can live with).
Tips for painting dark furniture. I applied 2 coats of Shellac, 1 coat of primer and started to paint. You could apply several coats of the white primer by hand, but it was much faster to apply the spray Shellac and 1 coat of can primer. Plus, I was using what I had to get started without having drive into town at that moment.
Red paint will bring out red tones of the cherry wood, while a purple shade such as lapis will complement the darker hues within the wood.
Some polish and primer rejuvenates the original look. Use stripes of wood to finish it. Wooden polished furniture. A beautiful distressed yellow dresser. Paint used is Decisive yellow by Sherwin williams. Yellow painted furniture. A fabulous dresser makeover with textured shelf liner and chalk paint.