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How To-Sday - Refinish an Old Wooden End Table
So here's my latest thrift score. I got this little table for three bucks. I was going to give it some colorful strips or something along those lines because my living room is decorated in mostly primary colors, but I unearthed a few Ikea textiles from a moving box and was inspired.

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  • How to make a side table. Refinish An Old Wooden End Table - Step 1
    Step 1

    We sanded it down and cleaned it up a bit, although the layer underneath was pretty janky.

  • How to make a side table. Refinish An Old Wooden End Table - Step 2
    Step 2

    We primed it with some white paint - nothing too terribly exciting there.

  • How to make a side table. Refinish An Old Wooden End Table - Step 3
    Step 3

    I freehanded the design onto the primed coat with a pencil and then filled it in with some acrylic paint. I inverted the colors for the top and bottom to break it up a bit.

  • How to make a side table. Refinish An Old Wooden End Table - Step 4
    Step 4

    I did a second coat with the acrylic {not pictured} and then sprayed it with a clear poly to seal and protect it {also not pictured}. The textile that inspired the project is below the table in the above photo.

    - Lindsay

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rachel.
rachel. · , , United States · 9 projects

Awesome!! And for $3.00!! That's soo awesome.

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