Art Table

My sister and her artist friend made one of these for her daughter’s room a few year.  I loved it.  Later, one of my neighbors was selling a small coffee table at a yard sale for $7.  What a deal.  I snatched it up and here was our project.

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My sister took some of the pictures on her phone.

Here are the steps.

1. We sanded the table down.

2. Spray painted chalkboard paint onto the top.

3. painted a teal base coat onto the rest of the table.

3.  We let it dry.

4. We taped off the top of the table.

5. We spray painted a pale pink onto the outside of the table.  We didn’t worry about over spray on the inside of the legs.

6.  We let it dry.

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7. After that dried we painted, with cheap acrylic paint, a metallic gold on the sides of table.

8. We let that dry.  (I promise we did this table in only 3 days).

9.  we hand painted leopard print onto the sides of the table in hot pink.

10.  We let it dry.

11. We roughed it up by lightly sanding it.

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12.  We chalked up the entire top, sprayed it down with water and allowed it to dry.

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I haven’t put her art supplies on the table yet and this is the best picture I could get while holding a 16 month old.  Looks cute in her room.

 

 

 

 

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