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A glam makeover of a clunky TV console.
Update a boring TV console to a bright piece with gold accents!

Posted by Shehzeen R. Published See Shehzeen R.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to make a table. DIY TV Console Makover - Step 1
    Step 1

    I had this TV console table that I had received from someone for free. It was in good shape, I just wanted a brighter look for my living room so I picked it out for a revamp. Also, each coat of paint or sealant takes about 10 mins only but the drying time is where you have to wait so the project would take you about a day.

  • How to make a table. DIY TV Console Makover - Step 2
    Step 2

    Set out your console in an area where you can make a mess.

  • How to make a table. DIY TV Console Makover - Step 3
    Step 3

    Because the table already had a laminate surface and not untreated wood I obviously had to prime it first so the paint would catch on. I got a two-in-one paint + primer solution and did it in one go. After three coats this beauty was ready.

  • How to make a table. DIY TV Console Makover - Step 4
    Step 4

    Then I sealed it with a waterbased protective finish in clear semi gloss.

  • How to make a table. DIY TV Console Makover - Step 5
    Step 5

    Then I took off the legs. I would have taken them off prior to the painting but I wanted to paint the bottom and needed the height so the paint could dry fully before touching any surface.

  • How to make a table. DIY TV Console Makover - Step 6
    Step 6

    And spray painted them in gold.

  • How to make a table. DIY TV Console Makover - Step 7
    Step 7

    Then I moved the legs inwards a bit (not as close to the edge as earlier) and install them asymmetrically like this.

  • How to make a table. DIY TV Console Makover - Step 8
    Step 8

    I let it sit overnight for all paint to cure fully and the next day it was ready!

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