DIY Silk Painted Coffee Table

Hey everyone, it’s Marieza from Home with Marieza. Give your living room an updated feel just by painting your coffee table! Lets get started!

Materials List:

 

How To:

Step 1:

First, I used a flat-head screwdriver to remove the brass plates before sanding the wood. Note: Oak is extremely hard, and other than the end table, I did not sand through the veneer layer while taking off the thick varnish coating. The sides and legs only got a light scuffing for the paint to grip well.

Step 2:

Secondly, I chose the color “Nautical” for the coffee table and two end tables in Dixie Belle’s Silk paint range.

Step 3:

Thirdly, the Silk Mineral Paint has a built-in primer and topcoat. I decided to add a bit of Best Dang Wax anyway.

Step 4:

Next, adding caster wheels. Drill a hole in the center of each leg. Once all four holes are wide enough, inert the t-nuts. The flat heads have teeth that need to be hammered into the wood and the stems can be pushed into the t-nuts by hand.

Step 5:

Lastly, I added some shine to all the caster wheels with Gold Gilding Wax. 

 

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