Entry Table Makeover


If ever there was a table that needed some color, this is it. Sitting in the same spot in my home for two years, it has largely gone unnoticed. Time for a paint job.
Glidden® paint has a simplified palette that helped me avoid the decision fatigue I usually experience when
deciding on a paint color.
Their selection isn’t overwhelming, and when I found Glidden paint’s Swiss Coffee and Sugared Lime, I found the exact version of green and white that I had envisioned for this table.
I noticed the amazing coverage and hide right away.
The paint was thick, but leveled itself nicely.
(I did two coats of Glidden paint: “Swiss Coffee” and “Sugared Lime”.)
2. Tape It Up
After about 30 minutes, the paint was dry.
I wanted a pattern on top, so I used painter’s tape to lay out my lines.
Painting Over Tape
Next, I painted over the tape-covered top, removing tape immediately after the paint was applied.
Distress
When the last coat was dry, (30 min.) I took a scraper to the finish to give it a vintage feel.
To someone like me, a paint’s “true colors” come through when the distressing starts.
What I mean is: To an artistic painter, how well it comes off, is as important as how well it goes on…

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