Easy updates: Transform an old filing cabinet into a beautiful statement piece

Recreate the look for yourself

Transform your office space and add a touch of colour and style by giving your old filing cabinet a new lease on life. Heres what to do.

Revive an old filing cabinet

Choose a wallpaper design to cover the cabinet, then remove the drawers and handles. Measure drawer fronts and cut paper to size. Spray drawer fronts with adhesive, then cover with cut paper and smooth with a cloth. Trim any excess paper with a blade. Cover the top and sides of cabinet using the same method. Apply a water-based top coat to seal. When dry, reinsert drawers and reattach handles.


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