DIY

Watch This Leopard-Emblazoned Accent Chest Turn Into One Chic Piece

by Rose Marie Walano 2:18 PM, October 24, 2017

Aired October 25, 2017

Talk about a whole lotta look!

Our viewer Linda came to us with a simple request — to redo her accent chest.

What made the ask unusual, though, was the unique color of the chest: leopard print!

RELATED: How to Reupholster Your Chairs Yourself — for $50!

While Rach defended the piece — "I love leopard… I think it's fabulous!" — we brought in HGTV star Chip Wade to give the drawers a little makeunder.

Check out this before and after!
 


So how did he do it? "I replaced the existing top with the sculpted front with a piece of plywood, [sanded down] the edges… [and added] double-stick vinyl contact paper," Chip explains.

RELATED: How to Give Your Small Space a BIG Makeover

Ta-da! There's your faux-marble top, done in minutes.

After that, he grabbed his paintbrush and went to work.

Watch the transformation in action in the video above!