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Paint a Filing Cabinet? It’s Possible with Colorantic!

Are you tired of your old, boring filing cabinet but can’t buy that beautiful cabinet that catches your eye every time you go to the store? With a little creativity, you can transform your old filing cabinet into something much prettier than those in the store window. It’s time to use your imagination and paint a filing cabinet

There is no shortage of options for materials that can cover your filing cabinet. However, painting remains the wise choice, because it offers you the possibility of changing its look, adapting it to your style and your current decor.

Times change but the timeless remains. To find the ideal filing cabinet for your interior, look at flea markets, garage sales, etc. Be patient…you will find it eventually.

With the help of this article, discover how to give style to an old filing cabinet!

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  1. Spray Cleaner and Varnish Remover on all surfaces. Leave on for 10 minutes and rinse well twice to remove all residue.
  2. Lightly sand the surfaces to scratch them then dust them well.
  3. Apply oil primer.


  1. Apply a first coat of paint
  2. When it is completely dry, you can apply a second coat. A waiting time of 30 minutes will be necessary between the two coats. Since Colorantic chalk paint has excellent coverage, only two coats should be needed.


When the paint is completely dry, you can apply two coats of matte varnish.

And here is a pretty, freshly painted filing cabinet that will bring a touch of freshness to your room.

Colorantic Products

Have you heard of Colorantic and would like to try our products? Don’t hesitate to consult our website, you will find a wide variety of packages, each as attractive as the next. These packages will allow you to live the Colorantic experience at a lower cost.

Colorantic offers you a very wide range of products. You will find everything you need to succeed in your project. Our eco-friendly products are made in Canada and they can be used safely by all members of the family.

Our chalk paint is the only one that can boast this name, as Colorantic is the only company to use real liquid chalk in its recipe. Did you know that Colorantic is also the only chalk paint company in Quebec?

These are some of the reasons to purchase high-end Colorantic products. Aren’t they also good reasons to encourage a Quebec company too?!

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Happy Painting!

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