My furniture flips keep on coming. I have flipped & sold a coffee table, and 2 sets of end tables within the past few weeks. Today I am sharing a nesting tables DIY. If you’re looking for an easy, budget-friendly way to refresh your home décor, then look no further!
This DIY stenciling project has all the ingredients for a fun and rewarding experience.
As someone who loves giving new life to furniture and finding creative ways to achieve the perfect look in my home, I was more than excited when I decided to give a set of nesting tables a makeover with some easily accessible materials.
Rather than painting it one solid color, I chose a patterned stencil instead – and trust me when I say that it was totally worth the effort! Read on to learn how you can transform any piece of furniture into something beautiful with this simple tutorial – you’ll be glad you did!
Let’s get to this fun nesting table makeover. Here are the before photos of this piece.
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Supplies I used for this project:
- Behr Paint – In colors Brookview and California Coral
- DIY Chalk paint ingredients – Plaster of Paris + warm water (check out the directions to make your own chalk paint)
- Paint brushes
- Cutting Edge Stencils “Paint a Pillow” Collection – Peacock Feathers + Geometric pattern.
- Stencil paint brushes
- Royal stenciling creme – Patina Green
- Modern Masters Paint – Metallic Olympic Gold
- Frog Tape
First, I decided on the color of all 3 tables.
I decided to make the largest and smallest table the same color my Behr paint in “Brookview.” The middle table would become the “California Coral” color I used on my last end table project.
After painting a couple of layers on each nesting table, I moved on to taping off the bottom portion of the legs. I love that gold-dipped effect on furniture legs.
I used my Modern Masters “Olympic Gold” paint to make these table legs pop!
Last year, I was sent 2 stencils from Cutting Edge Stencils for their Paint-A-Pillow brand of stencils.
I loved the stencils and kept them after the project in case I could make use of them again.
The day finally came to break them out. I thought they would make perfect additions to the tops of these nesting tables. I used a blunt stenciling brush to apply the Royal Stencil Creme I used in “Patina Green.”
The process of stenciling these tables didn’t take very long… thank goodness! The past couple of ones have taken much longer than I thought they would.
Once I finished the feathers I moved on to my geometric stencil on the middle table.
Modern Masters “Olympic Gold” paint was the perfect solution to to make this table shine.
I even went back over the centers of the Peacock feathers to add gold. I am very very happy with how these tables came out!
So, if you are looking to refresh your home décor without breaking the bank, then stenciling on nesting tables is the perfect DIY for you!
This project stuck true to my vision of bringing a modern style to my home and I am sure that it will do just the same for you. Whether it’s part of a set or as a standalone piece – these nesting tables offer visual appeal and maximum options for customization.
As an extra bonus, this upscale take on a regular furniture item can be yours in no time!
So don’t let the opportunities pass by – get out there and give those tables the ultimate makeover today! If you need any inspiration or are looking for more furniture flips, make sure you are following me on Hometalk, Instagram, Pinterest, and TikTok for more ideas.
With this knowledge at your fingertips and an inspired skillset to tackle any upcycle challenge head-on, go forth fearlessly with confidence and make sure your home projects shine! What do you think of these nesting tables? Where would you put them in your home? I would love to know! Let me know in the comments below.
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