Side Table Makeover
Good morning, it’s me again! How are you guys?
If you follow me on Instagram you know I recently rescued this navy blue chair from my parents storage unit. It’s so cozy I decided to give it it’s own little sitting area.
I had a table next to the chair but it’s old and didn’t really work in the space and I needed something. I stumbled across this dorm room style Target table on clearance for $17.48!!! By the way there are so much fun fall decor at Target right now as well as a ton of sales!
Of course I wasn’t really digging the pink but I knew the frame would look great painted gold. The modern style typically wouldn’t be my cup of tea but I think it pairs well with the traditional chair and ornate frame.
I debated about whether or not to paint the rails of the frame before putting it together but in the end I decided it would be easier to put the table together and tape it off and paint.
I used my favorite gold paint, Rustoleum’s Metallic Gold, and finished it with a clear gloss enamel. Make sure if you use the clear coat to spray quick thin coats so it doesn’t drip or mess up the base paint.
I probably would have preferred that the inserts were glass or acrylic but the light wood is growing on me! I also love how I can scoot the table closer to the chair or even under the chair if necessary.
I think a big mirror ball would look fabulous sitting on the floor under the table! #gottohaveamirrorball
I just found this amazing fleece throw at HomeGoods for $14.99 and the gray artichoke candle holder is also from HomeGoods and was $12.99. The glass vase was one of my spray painted condiment bottles.
What do you think? $17 well spent?
It’s almost Friday y’all!
Check out my gilded vases from glass condiment bottles and all my other projects here or under the Project Diaries tab!
I’ve never seen this table before. Love it!
Oh, p.s. I think the wood is perfect! Don’t change a thing!!
Summer, this is fantastic!! You are a genius! I am kicking myself for overlooking that table because of the pink. You’re so rad. :)
Thank you so much Laura! You’re the best :)
Score! If you didn’t like the light wood I feel like you could easily find some of that marble-looking contact paper. I am always looking for an excuse to use that but I love your table as is!
You are so right Beth! The marble contact paper would be perfect and I think I have some. Hmmm…
Looks great! Love that throw too. Bring on fall!!!
Thanks so much Christa!
everything is better with gold- love it!
It sure is! Thanks Cassie!
This is gorgeous! Such a brilliant idea. <3 Heidi
Thank you Heidi! I really appreciate it!
Love it! You are a genius with gold spray paint!!!
Hehehe! Nothing is safe from the gold! Thanks Rach!