21 Ways to Bring Your Old Dining Table Into 2021

Because one of the most dominant pieces of furniture in your home is so much more than a place to eat.



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Bring contrast to your dining room table with a two-tone refinish

Go light on top and dark on bottom for a fresh, modern look.


Go farmhouse chic with a grain sack dining room table

Turn those dings and dents into stylish details.

Give your table a faux marble makeover with adhesive contact paper

Easy to clean and no need to worry about water marks.


Breathe new life into an old dining room table

Make new legs from balusters for added style.


Refinish your dining table with stain finishing oil and fusion mineral

I love the contrast of soft taupe legs with a rich chocolate brown top.


Renew a damaged wooden table with Retique It

This awesome wood paint requires very little prep!


Give a boring wood table a faux hammered copper finish

Create the hammered effect with decorative, textured paint rollers.

Paint the underside of your glass tabletop for a fresh, clean look

I went for a milky aqua hue, but use whatever color suits your décor.


Trace French script onto an old wood table for a romantic, elegant effect

Reupholster your dining room chairs with matching fabric to complete the look.


Create a swirled marble effect on your dining table

A gorgeous way to incorporate multiple colors into your dining room.


Revamp a boring tabletop with a decoupaged vinyl tablecloth

An easy way to add colorful patterns to your dining room.

Brighten up a dark table with white chalk paint

Give your dining room a fresh farmhouse feel.


Turn a basic folding table into a plank-style industrial dining table

Spray the legs a metallic iron color, and attach a new, wooden tabletop.


Give your dining table an easy makeover with wallpaper

I went for a floral pattern, but choose whatever design suits your space.


Give a dark dining table a coastal look

Refinishing your table will brighten the whole room.


Modernize an old table with a two-tone look

I love the contrast between white legs and a warm, brown tabletop.

Transform a thrifted table into a modern sculptural piece

Sometimes all you need is a can of spray paint!