Thrift Store Table Makeover in Restoration Hardware Style

Rachel from Shades of Blue Interiors had originally purchased this end table at a thrift store with the intention of fixing it up and selling it off. However, after giving it a beautiful painted finish inspired by Restoration Hardware, Rachel couldn’t resist keeping the table for herself! Rachel shares her tried-and-true technique for achieving this […Read More]

Chalk Paint Round Pedestal Dining Table

Beth from Farm Fresh {Vintage Finds} loves a good deal and helping others get one too! She recently refabbed a client’s dark dining table and chairs with chalk paint to give it a lighter, airier look. While a similar pedestal style table will run you well over $1,000, this entire dining set makeover cost only […Read More]

Round Pedestal Table with Nailheads

Roxanne from The Honeycomb Home found two different designer tables with nailhead trim that she loved. However, she couldn’t afford either of them. Instead, Roxanne purchased a less expensive round table from Pier One with the potential to look like her dream tables. It was simple to add large nailheads around the edge for a […Read More]

Glass to Wood Console Table Makeover

Jessica from A Smith of All Trades had been looking for a console table for her living room when she stumbled upon a metal and glass console table on Craigslist. While the piece looked dated, it had good bones. Jessica picked it up and immediately got to work refabbing it to work for her space. […Read More]

“Whimsical Wonder” Accent Table Makeover

Amy at Joyful Daisy shares a fun tutorial in which she transformed a 20-year-old worn accent table into a whimsical wonder! She says, “It was oodles of fun as I drew my inspiration from all the wonderful furniture designs at Mackenzie Childs.” Using a two -tone painting technique, Amy was able to recreate their whimsical combination of color and design complete with the signature checkerboard design and gold dots.

{…Read More…}

Faux Metal Pedestal Side Tables

There is no doubt that Joan of Nicer Than New is drawn to pedestal tables. She bought not one but EIGHT at an estate sale. Two of them were from the Bombay company, sporting their signature dark mahogany finish… that was peeling, bubbling, and definitely in need of sprucing up. While drooling over the goodies offered at Joss and Main, Joan spotted an aluminum pedestal table, and the light bulb went off. She happened to have some aluminum colored paint leftover from another project and used it to give these two tables a new life of glamour!

faux metal pedestal side tables

{…Read More…}

Oval Dining Table with Faux Zinc Tabletop

When Lisa of Salt Marsh Cottage saw Ballard Designs’ Messina Dining Table, she knew it was almost perfect. Besides the $900 price tag, the table was rectangular while Lisa needed an oval shape. She stalked Craigslist for an oval table that she could transform and, amazingly, bought one along with six chairs and an extra leaf for a total of $100! Talk about a steal! Lisa then developed a paint technique to mimic the zinc top and painted the legs and apron with homemade chalk paint. She couldn’t be happier with the way it came out–not to mention a savings of almost $800!

faux zinc top table

{…Read More…}

DIY Wood Tile Nightstand–Without Power Tools!

Chaney from May Richer Fuller Be has been using the same nightstand since she was in college. While it was still in good shape and she liked it just fine, Chaney says the dark wood didn’t go well with the light and airy look of her master bedroom. Chaney decided it was time for a makeover and challenged herself with giving the table a wood-tiled look – without using any power tools. Mission accomplished, and all Chaney needed was an X-acto knife!

wood tiled nightstand

{…Read More…}