Distressed armoire take up a lot of visual space, so make sure that the one you use mirrors your embellishment taste. If you love the distressed look or if you shoot for a shabby chic appeal, give your chest a tired look. Choose a chest of drawers made of wood and anxiety it with paint and sandpaper to give it a well-used and well-loved feeling.
Put a cloth to protect your workplace. Wash the soap with soap and a brush, remove all dirt. Allow the distressed armoire to dry completely. Remove the drawers so that you have clear access to the entire dresser. Sand all surfaces to paint with 100-grit sandpaper. Wipe all sawdust from the chest of drawers with a clean cloth. If you want to be extremely careful, suck the sawdust with a vacuum.
Paint all surfaces you want in need using white spray paint and allow the paint to dry. Paint all white surfaces with the color you want the distressed armoire to be and let the paint dry completely. Rub worn stains on a chest of drawers with 100-slip paper, cut down to the white color or even wood. Some worn places include the corners, the drawer draws, the edges of the chest top and the feet. Hit the broom easily with a hammer, giving it bumps and bumps.