How To: Make Ugly Things Pretty
I did it. This hideous hideous table is now one of the most beautiful tables I have ever seen.
Super cool table right? Super uncool colours and materials.
So… We did this!
TABLETOP: entirely replaced with pine. Go to a local furniture maker and they can whip up a new table top for ya! This one was $70. Do multiple coats of Minwax Polycrylic for a glossy protected finish.
LEGS: spray painted gold. Gold is the best.
CHAIRS: stripped of the flesh coloured paint (what a bitch!) And repainted with a beautiful Aqua blue. Coated with Minwax Polycrylic for durability.
SEATS: easily recovered right over top of the old.
It was a fair bit of work and time consuming but 110% worth it!