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How to Repurpose a Glass Door Into a Colorful Table

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I'm in the process of creating a Mad Hatter inspired area in my back yard so my kids and I can hang outside and have tea parties and tell stories. We need a table, so I set out to make one.
I had planned to use a solid wood door, but when I found this gorgeous framed glass door at my local Habitat for Humanity store, my plan changed.
I used DecoArt glass stain to paint the glass. Legs from a roadside rescue table were added. Finally, spray paint to finish the project. Step by step instructions are on my blog.
The table is even more whimsical than I had imagined it would be! Next step: benches and chairs!

To see more: http://www.morenascorner.com/2013/08/dont-trash-it-how-to-repurpose-table.html

Ask the creator about this project

  • Miriam I
    Miriam I Bay Shore, NY
    on Aug 5, 2013

    I love this!

  • Jessica C
    Jessica C Stoughton, WI
    on Aug 5, 2013

    This is so beautiful!

  • KathrynElizabeth Etier
    KathrynElizabeth Etier Canton, NC
    on Aug 6, 2013

    Gorgeous! I want one!

  • ScattyLady
    ScattyLady United Kingdom
    on Aug 6, 2013

    oh I have three window panes that are already decorated. wondering if I could create tables from them for the garden. Or has anyone any suggestions on how I could use them.One came from a door top panel about 39.5 inches by 26 and 2 matching panels 42.5 " by 16" each. thanks

  • Kari Lavecchia
    Kari Lavecchia Grand Forks, ND
    on Aug 6, 2013

    Did you do anything to make the glass stronger? I have some window panes that I would like to use for an end table but I'm a little scared that glass will break to easily.

    • Bella B
      Bella B Douglasville, GA
      on Aug 7, 2013

      @Kari Lavecchia A sheet of tempered glass over the table would add strength and protection.

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