This thrifted pair of nesting tables would’ve looked cute on a cottage porch somewhere, with a big glass of sweet tea on top. Sadly, we don’t have any cottages in my area and they weren’t even real wood anyway, so I didn’t feel too badly about giving them a makeover.
Here’s a close-up of the designs. Cute, but not exactly my style.
*Friends, it’s Trash to Treasure Tuesday with some of my good blogging friends! Stick around to see their thrifty makeovers at the bottom of this post. Also, this post contains some affiliate links so that you can easily find some of the products that I use and recommend. You can find a list of all my favorite DIY products Here.
First, I sanded off the designs on top of the tables. Then I started with a coat of Pure White, just to test coverage. It worked great!
The very top of both tables were painted in Pure White, and the sides and legs were painted in Paris Grey Chalk Paint for some contrast.
Then I added French rub-on image transfers to each table. I used two of the graphics out of a set of three – find them Here. I’ve used this type of transfer several times now, I love how they look and they’re quite easy to apply! (Read more about how to apply them Here.)
After, I sealed the tables with clear wax.
And here are the nesting tables now…
Maybe French cottage style? 😉
I’m loving my new yard sale suitcase I picked up this weekend too!
Here’s a handy before-and-after graphic, which you can Pin if you’d like. 🙂
Let me know what you think, I’d love to know! Also please share this post if you’ve enjoyed the nesting tables makeover. This pair will be available this Saturday at the Three Little Birds Market. Come see me and say hi if you’re in the Northwest Indiana area!
Don’t go yet! Now it’s time for Trash to Treasure Tuesday and some creative thrifty makeovers from my blogging friends…
Below are their Before photos – click the links underneath to see the Afters and learn how they did it: