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Turn a discarded side table into an amazing show stopper!
Pick up an old piece of furniture from the street or a thrift store and turn it into an amazing showstopper for your home!

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  • How to make a side table. Roadside Rescue Side Table Makeover - Step 2
    Step 1

    Black and white striped cotton fabric (1 1/2 yards)
    Americana Decou-Page
    Americana Decor Chalky Finish in White, Treasure and Romance
    Krylon Short Cuts paint pen in Metallic Gold
    Americana Multi-Surface Satin Metallic Gold
    Drill
    Drawer knob
    Scissors
    Paintbrushes

  • How to make a side table. Roadside Rescue Side Table Makeover - Step 3
    Step 2

    Roadside Rescue side table

  • Step 3

    See the short video tutorial here:

  • How to make a side table. Roadside Rescue Side Table Makeover - Step 4
    Step 4

    Paint the sides and interior of the side table (and drawer front) with the chalky finish in treasure
    Paint the top of the table and sides of the drawer in white chalky finish
    Paint the inside of the drawer with the red (Romance) chalky finish
    Paint the front trim with the Americana Metallic Gold
    Place the ironed stripe fabric on the table top and line up the stripes
    With the palm of your hand, press a crease around the edges of the fabric
    *Use the creases as your cut lines
    Paint the Americana Decou-Page on the top and adhere the fabric
    Add another layer of Decou-Page to the fabric after it's in place
    Repeat the process with the fabric around the base and on the sides of the drawer
    Edge the table with a Krylon Short Cuts metallic paint marker
    Drill a hole in the center of the drawer and add a knob if there isn't one there already
    Hang a tassel from the knob and you're done!

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