Hi everyone! It’s Melissa from the Top Drawer RVA! I found a cute, but very strange table at the local Goodwill. It was plastic, and very ugly! I knew the shape could be something fabulous and took it home with me for $12! Let’s start by saying you CAN paint plastic furniture! Don’t leave those treasures behind when all you need is a little Slick Stick. Slick Stick is a gripping primer that you apply to ensure your paint will stick soundly!

A 1970's End Table Makeover

Let’s go over what I have in store for this ugly duckling. There are some new rub-on furniture transfers available from Dixie Belle Paint.  You can find them all under Belles & Whistles. I am a colorful, whimsical painter and wanted to try out the new Alice Part 2 Transfer. If you would like to read more about How To Apply Furniture Transfers, we have an excellent Blog to help you out!

Materials List:

Alice Part Two Transfer

Slick Stick

White Lightning

Antebellum Blue

Haint Blue

Moonshine Metallics

Gold Gilding Wax



Clear Coat

Harlequin Stencil

Cactus Gilding Wax

Best Dang Wax in Black

Ready to watch this amazing makeover? The video below will show you every step. Happy Painting!

For more information and tips, hop on over to The Top Drawer RVA here!

A 1970's End Table Makeover

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The Top Drawer RVA

Melissa is the artist and owner behind The Top Drawer RVA. She is passionate about DIY ideas, bohemian painting, and breathing new life into old unwanted furniture. The Top Drawer was created out of a passion for paint, color and upcycling vintage finds.

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