Coffee Table Makeover

This DIY coffee table makeover is out of this world! That might sound like a strange thing to say about a project that includes something as mundane as painting furniture, but it's true. This particular design challenge was more than just some paint slapped on an old table and done with; the transformation is nothing short of spectacular. I'll show you how we did it in a few easy steps, so if you're ready to take your furniture up a notch then keep reading!

Coffee Table Makeover

The first step was sanding and priming the table. This is definitely not the most fun part of refinishing furniture, but 100% necessary!

Then I used our Texture Medium which I troweled onto the surface. While the texture medium was wet, I rolled the Crocodile Fauxy Roller through the material creating a fabulous crocodile print.

Allow this to dry, and then sand off the high parts. Now you are ready to paint!

I painted the Crocodile section with Modern Masters Metallic Smoke paint and the rest of the table in Old 57 by DIY Paints. Both areas were highlighted with Modern Masters Metallic Teal paint as well.

For more added depth, I also glazed the crocodile top with a Black Glaze. This made it truly look 3-D!!Completed coffee table makeover project!

Don't forget to topcoat the entire project to protect all your work! Such a fun way to take a plain jane coffee table and turn it into a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork!!

Xo, Jenn

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