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There is a CRUCIAL TRICK to painting Ikea furniture that is laminate! I've tried painting Billy bookcases before and it was an epic fail, but this looks like it works. YAY!

There is a CRUCIAL TRICK to painting Ikea furniture that is laminate! Zinsser B. Primer–this is CRUCIAL. This is a shellac based primer. You cannot use a water-based or oil-based primer that you may be used to.