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DIY Nautical Whale Dresser

Complete your nautical-themed nursery with this DIY dresser makeover! With the help of Kylon, you can transform an old dresser into beautiful sea-themed furniture with a little paint and your Cricut! This whale-painted dresser is going into the nursery for the new grandson!
Keyword nautical theme, nursery decor
Prep Time 10 minutes
Active Time 1 hour
Drying time 1 day
Author Angie Holden

What You Will Need


  • Begin sanding the entire body of the dresser, removing the drawers from the dresser.
  • Remove sanding dust with a tack cloth or other cloth.
  • Spray the dresser with Honeydew in very light coats. It probably took 5 to 6 light coats for the honeydew to look great on the dresser.
  • Spray paint the drawer fronts in light coats of Oxford Blue
  • Allow everything to cure completely before continuing with this project - about 24 hours.
  • Trace and cut out the whale and other silhouettes in white vinyl. Place on drawer fronts.
  • Add new drawer pulls if applicable.