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Ten Ways to Make Over a Dining Room Table

A few weeks ago I highlighted ten dining room table knock offs – all affordable ways to get a new dining table in time for the holidays without having to fork out a ton of money.

You may have been nodding your head thinking you’d love a new dining room table but aren’t quite ready to take on a build-from-scratch furniture project yet.

Well, my friends, I didn’t forget about you.

Today I am sharing five different ways to make over your existing dining room set and take it from drab to fab before you host that big holiday meal!

5 Ways to Make Over a Dining Table | Can't afford to buy a new dining room table and aren't quite ready to build your own? Transform the old table you have into a new one you love!

This is one of my favorite table makeovers featured here on KOD. Not only is the weathered finish simply beautiful, but Pam from Simple Details had never even refinished or stained a table before. Mind blowing, huh?

Refinished Pedestal Table

Refinished Pedestal Table

Here’s a brilliant way to use what you’ve got but also make something new. Reuse the legs and apron from your existing table and build only a new top. I know… genius!

Pottery Barn Knock Off Farmhouse Table

Farmhouse Dining Table

Think outside the can of paint and give your tabletop a completely custom look by stenciling it to resemble Indian inlay. Talk about a statement-making table!

Stenciled Indian Inlay Table

Kitchen Table with Inlay Stencil

For this table makeover, the existing legs were repurposed and then a “zinc” tabletop was made using MDF and sheet metal. Swoon!

The polished zinc appearance is reminiscent of the look you might find with quality glass dining tables.

Dining Table Makeover with Zinc Tabletop

Zinc Table Kitchen Table

Lighten up a dark table with a light weathered gray paint technique that amazingly cost only $20 to pull off. That’s quite a bit easier on the budget than buying a new table!

French Farmhouse Dining Table Makeover

French Farmhouse Dining Table Makeover

In case you missed it, here are ten ways to build your own knock off dining table for LESS!

Ten Ways to Build a Dining Table Collage

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