Rose....Use one ply paper, put mod podge on table (I use sponge brush) lay your paper on top, I tear so pieces are easier to work work. Lightly brush on top of paper, then continue process until you have everything covered. Polyurethane after.
Thank you. I’m going to do it!
Here's a link to dresser drawers I did. It has a few tips that apply to a tabletop too:
Have you thought of using wrapping paper? Works the same way. I covered some temptation boxes the same way.
Is this a dining table? A mod podge top isn't going to hold up to any kind of wear or water.