This video on dressing up your dresser is the first of four videos about how to style a scandi space. Watch the video showing an easy, step-by-step process on how to prettify an old, hand me down dresser. If you get one like this, make it fit modern interiors and give it a scandi vibe. This interior style is much-loved by today’s homeowner.

Painting Compatibility

You know those romcoms or videos where a spunky girl or boy decides to paint away memories and changes the look of what was once a shared space? Well, it’s not as straightforward as going to a home depot and picking up cans of paint in colors that are the opposite of what was favored by TOTGA. Paint, after all, is chemistry just like relationships. Ergo, there is more to paint that requires understanding.

Make sure that the paint products you buy would match the particular surface you’re working on so that you avoid painting problems. To avoid such problems, read this post about paint compatibility.

Painting Wood Surfaces

Wood is one of the major materials for locally available furniture nowadays. Boysen has products that are specifically formulated for this surface. For a more thorough guide on how to paint wooden surfaces, read The Boysen Way: Wooden Fixtures. You will learn about how to prepare the wooden surface and the Boysen products you would be needing.

Boysen Quick Drying Enamel Claim to Fame

For the dresser paint project, we used Boysen Quick Drying Enamel as topcoat. This product can be for internal as well as external use.

Get to know the Boysen Quick Drying Enamel  better by reading this post. It’s a smart choice because not only can you use this paint in interiors and exteriors, it can also be used for metal surfaces.

More Videos on Painting Wooden Furniture

We have more videos on painting wooden furniture.

Wooden Chair

This one below showing how to paint a chair follows the same products and procedure, with the addition of showing how to change the upholstery to fit the new look.

Wooden Shelves

The next one shows how to stain wooden shelves and how to install them on the wall. Instead of paint, Boysen Oil Wood Stain is used to show off the wood texture. Learn more about this product in this link.

Coat Rack

Upcycle an old skateboard by stripping it and making it into a cool coat rack.

Wooden Coasters

These wooden coasters are way too cute not to include in this list of DIY projects. Do you have time to be crafty? Then spend an afternoon with friends and family painting wooden coasters. Give them the freedom to make their own designs. But do choose the color palette so that the coasters will look like a set. You don’t have to start from scratch. Get unpainted wooden coasters and start from there.

House Number Plant Box

This DIY item serves two functions, as a plant box and as a house number sign. This uses wood stain instead of paint.

There are so many DIY videos on how to use Boysen products for wood. It would be too overwhelming to put all the links here. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for more DIY ideas.


Annie is the Managing Editor of Let it B | MyBoysen Blog. An unrepentant workaholic, she runs this blog and her own company Talking Lions ( She thrives on collaborating with people who are good at what they do, and working together with them to create something special. Annie learned interior styling while managing her own wholesale business in the Netherlands, importing high-end, handmade home furnishings to stock four outlets and a showroom in the country.

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