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Asked on Aug 23, 2019

How can I fix a faux leather table top that has marks from wear?

Lisa Michel MarshallPamelaAna Bacallao

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How can I fix a faux leather/vinyl coffee table top that has marks from wear (coffee cups) etc. I still like the table and am redoing the room.

q faux leather table top
3 answers
  • Ana Bacallao
    on Aug 23, 2019

    I would paint them. I’ve seen others do this with chalk paint. I think it would look stunning to do them in a metallic gold or silver depending on your decor but might be trickier and more expensive than chalk paint. Once done, consider getting a glass top to protect it.

  • Pamela
    on Aug 23, 2019

    I'm such a fan of covering surfaces with fabric or paper (old book pages, torn brown paper bags, etc.) Then seal with clear finish.


  • Lisa Michel Marshall
    on Aug 25, 2019

    I have beautiful old dresser that I found but it had huge rings all over the pop from cups sitting on it! I tried a few different things and nothing seemed to be working so one day as I was just about to give up, I don't know what gave me the idea but I thought hmmmm.... Tanning oil... So I sprayed it on the top and went about my day. That evening to my complete surprise it was beautiful. You couldn't even tell it was damaged in the first place! I was so excited! So now every few months I'll polish it with my Hawaiian tropic dark tanning oil and it's now a focal point in my bathroom! 😍

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