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Repurposed End Table

Give an old end table a second life.
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FolkArt ® Painting Stencils - Large - Scroll
Item #30594
These intricate, laser-cut designs are perfect for backgrounds, borders, focal points and so much more! Durable and reusable, these stencils even come with project ideas, how-tos and a supply list.

$5.99

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Patina, 2 oz.
Item #444
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Parchment, 2 oz.
Item #450
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Metallics - Pure Gold, 2 oz.
Item #660
Premium, all-purpose shimmering metallic acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Turner's Yellow, 2 oz.
Item #679
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

Other Supplies
Old wooden end table
Rubber cement
3”x3” Block of wood
¾” flat brush
Stencil brush
Medium grade sandpaper

Instructions

  1. Basecoat the table with Parchment. Allow to dry. 
  2. Brush some rubber cement on areas that would normally be worn down. Allow to dry. 
  3. Add two coats of Patina on top of Parchment. Allow to dry. Begin sanding in those places with you brushed on the rubber cement. Sand just enough to expose the Parchment underneath. If you want an even more distressed look sand all the way down to the stained wood in some spots.  
  4. Stencil the scroll in Turner’s Yellow first. Allow to dry. Stencil on top of the Turner’s Yellow with Pure Gold. Allow to dry. 
  5. Add gold to the sides by picking up some of the paint with the wooden block and lightly rubbing it onto the side letting the paint fall where it may.
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