Life at the Cottage

Chalk Painted Table

New look for an outdated table

An outdated table gets a new look with chalk paint and wax.

I found this glass topped oval table at the thrift store for $5.00. It was that old 90s colored oak and needed a facelift. The first thing I did was to remove the glass and clean the table and glass well. I painted a charcoal colored chalk paint on the areas I wanted the dark color to show. Then I painted it with white chalk paint. After it dried I sanded it lightly all over and more in a few areas to bring out the dark color under the white. I cleaned it again and rubbed on a coat of clear wax. Then I applied a dark wax making sure to get it in the crevices and decorative trim. I let it dry and put the glass back in.

Now this outdated table has a new look and a new home.

This entry was published on February 20, 2014 at 4:01 pm. It’s filed under DIY, Re-purpose, Re-purpose Gallery and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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