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Chest of drawers covered with d-c-fix® adhesive films in a boho look with wood effect and decorative elements in black.

DIY upcycling: Chic new boho look for your chest of drawers!

Project from Angelina -

There it is. You like it. It’s sturdy, practical. But in terms of looks it’s definitely not up-to-date: your old chest of drawers! Whether it’s an heirloom, found object, flea market bargain or a leftover from the previous tenant, the time has come to upcycle your faithful friend in the on-trend boho interior look. With the d-c-fix® Plain Black and Ribbeck Oak decorative adhesive films, you’ll give your furniture an amazing makeover with laid-back patterns.


Watch out, this one is a real show-stopper: You’re sure to fall in love with your new boho chest of drawers!

You will need…

  • One roll of d-c-fix® Plain Black
  • One roll of d-c-fix® Ribbeck Oak
  • d-c-fix® tool kit with squeegee and cutter
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape

Let’s go

Step 1

Measure the top, the sides and the surface area of the front of the top drawer. Transfer these dimensions to the back of the Ribbeck Oak adhesive film and then cut the film pieces to size.

Step 2

Now measure the dimensions of the other drawers, transfer them to the back of the black adhesive film and cut out the plain film pieces.

Step 3

For the decorative appliqués in the boho look, draw squares onto the back of the black film and cut them out as well.

Step 4

Now peel off the backing paper of your Ribbeck Oak film piece for the top drawer front and attach the film to the drawer. Then decorate the newly covered front with the small cut-out squares.

Step 5

Now it’s time to continue with the other drawers: Cover the fronts of the drawers with the black adhesive film pieces you cut out.

Step 6

To finish, cover the top and both side surfaces of your chest of drawers with the corresponding film pieces in Ribbeck Oak.

Your new masterpiece in the trendy boho look is ready!

You’re done!

1 Comment
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    Allison Barrett
    Posted at 15:02h, 29 October Reply

    How do I order the wood affect foil in grey plz

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