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Drop Leaf Table Vintage Furniture Makeover

So you’ve got an old drop leaf table that’s seen better days. Maybe it was your grandmother’s, or maybe you picked it up at a garage sale for next to nothing. But now you’re wondering if there’s anything you can do to restore it and give it new life. Well, wonder no more!

In this blog post, we’ll show you how to give your old drop leaf table a vintage furniture makeover that will have everyone asking where you got it. So whether you’re looking to update an outdated piece of furniture or simply want to add a touch of vintage charm to your home decor, keep reading for instructions on how to do it yourself. Thanks for reading!

This DIY tea table furniture makeover project ended up turning out beautiful. DecoArt sent me amazing chalk paint and the stencil that I used for this antique drop leaf side table cute furniture makeover. 


If you’re anything like me, you love a good drop-leaf table. I mean, what’s not to love? They’re the perfect size for small spaces, they have a touch of elegance and can be easily transformed with a little DIY magic. I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect drop leaf table for my own home for months now, and I finally found it: an antique drop leaf table that just needed a little bit of TLC.

With some new paint and hardware, this beauty was transformed into a stunning piece of furniture that I’m proud to call my own. If you’re on the hunt for your antique furniture drop leaf table makeover, here are a few tips to keep in mind.

First, consider the style of your home. Are you going for a shabby chic look or something more modern? Second, think about the finish. Would you like to paint it or leave it natural? And lastly, don’t forget the hardware! This is one area where you can really make a statement. So go ahead and unleash your inner DIYer…your drop leaf table awaits!

Here is the before photo of this antique gateleg drop leaf table.

Supplies needed for this antique drop leaf gate leg table project:

See the video (below) for the full tutorial where I walk you through the whole process. Make sure you are subscribed to my Youtube channel so you know when I upload new videos

Here are the AFTER images of the 1940s drop leaf table for sale.

What did you like most about this drop-leaf table vintage furniture project? You could absolutely use this antique drop-leaf table with chairs. Is it something you would want to try? Please let me know in the comments below.

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