This old nightstand was a huge mess before it was renovated by deliciousanddiy.com. First, it was sanded, then spray painted with chalky finish paint in white. Here there are two coats applied but you can go for as many as you need. The most difficult part is applying a pattern to the nightstand. Do the trace out with a pencil first before putting masking tape on it. Then take chalky finish paints and paint the pattern that you like, or take one from here. When everything is completely dry, go in with satin varnish and give the table a good coat of it. Keep reading the tutorial at deliciousanddiy.com.