She gives the full tutorial on her blog post. Do with file cabinet in between instead of shelves, cover with pretty paper, have. All you have to do is lift us the fabric to get to the file cabinet! On Pinterest, I had seen this fabric covered filing cabinet from the blog Wastenot Workshop. Love your results a great pattern and color pop to the room!
Its our filing cabinet a.k.a.The big ugly. I’m a huge fan of drop cloths and decided to make a slip cover out of this fabric for my filing cabinet. Easy flower tutorial. Our cheap-o desk from Target had a single file drawer, but I found we were less inclined to use it (and therefore less organized) because it was so jam-packed. Not wanting to give up completely, I did a quick search to see if it was possible to makeover a metal cabinet and found quite a few tutorials. I only needed one can of primer to cover the cabinet and drawer fronts, and I still had some leftover. Check out how an old and ugly filing cabinet was turned into an amazing Pottery Barn Knock-Off!. Luckily I was covering it with wood so I didn’t have to worry about peeling them off. If you come across another inexpensive filing cabinet, you probably could sell it after making over like this one.
This pattern requires you to do some math if your filing cabinet is sized differently then mine, which is a standard two drawer legal size one (whoa that’s a mouthful). To protect the inside of the cabinet from overspray or paint dripping through, cover all of the holes from the inside using masking or painter’s tape. See below for a step by step tutorial of how I transformed it!
Homey Home Design: A Slip Covered Filing Cabinet
She plans to use variations of the pattern on several sets of plastic drawers. Herringbone is the pattern of the moment for me too. I actually posted about a herringbone console table top I built during the President’s Day weekend just yesterday. Tutorial – Mod Podge File Cabinet (Mistakes & All). If you are covering something where the drawer will go inside the cabinet (actually similar to mine, although I didn’t encounter a major problem) you might have better luck using scrabooking paper or wrapping paper and cut it to the exact measurements of the drawer front. This is a tutorial for some file cabinet category organizers. These instructions are assuming that you are using the Universal Lasers TechShop Chandler, and that you have taken the SBU and are familiar with how to operate the machine. File cabinet makeover: How to cover a file cabinet with contact paper by 31diy. We have a really ugly but great old filing cabinet. I want to make a cover for it. Ok. The blog world needs a filing cabinet cover tutorial.