DIY Superhero Comic Side Table Makeover

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Our family loves superheros and my son wanted to update his room. I found this little old table on Facebook Marketplace for $10, and with a little paint, superheros, and a little love we gave this side table a makeover.

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Here's the original side table - clearly it had been well used and needed a little love.

I started by sanding the piece with my Black & Decker Orbital Sander.

I cleaned the whole piece with denatured alcohol.

I painted the piece with Folk Art Home Decor Chalk paint in the color Imperial. I gave it total of 2 coats letting it dry between each coat.

I then made a template with recycled paper for the top of the table and the shelf below.

I used the template to cut my superhero comic fabric.

I placed a layer of Mod Podge onto the tops of the table and the shelf below.

I pressed the fabric onto the Mod Podge and into place.

I placed a coat of Mod Podge over the top of the fabric to seal and protect it. Mod Podge goes on white and dries clear.

We love how the table turned out.

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