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If the marble is in good condition, I'd leave it alone. The legs can either be stripped and stained or painted.
To care for your marble top, just plain soap and water is best, anything acidic will harm it. For the wood base, if it is in good condition a light cleaning would be good, I use Orange Glo, you can find this at diy stores and stores like Walmart. For a heavier cleaning , use Murphy's Oil soap and follow the bottle directions. That maybe all the plant stand needs to look nice. If it has dents and areas where the finish is damaged, sand, prime, and stain or paint.
If the marble is in good condition just clean it up and then paint or stain the legs. The color and exact finish you choose depends on your color scheme and style.
I would clean the marble with just soapy water. And in terms of "redo" - do you want to paint the legs? Do you want to strip the legs and re-stain? If you want to paint, you will want to sand or you can use a product like I used when I painted my cabinets so I didn't have to sand: https://happydealhappyday.com/how-to-paint-kitchen-cabinets-without-sanding/
Do not use anything acidic on the marble, it will etch the top. But clean and polish. You could buy marble polish or a good auto polish will work wonders. Take the legs off the table Lightly sand so you get a grip for paint or stain. You can use stain or paint, or even spray paint the legs wit Rustoleum. If you spray paint you will have no drips and they will look great.
Hi! Do you want to continue using it as a table for plants or were you looking for a new use? As is, the others are right that a good cleaning can make a huge difference! A new color or finish will give the base a fresh new look. Is the marble in good shape? Is it real? Real marble needs to be kept clean and sealed. If it isn't real marble, a new finish can spruce it up! Think about the colors and finishes you like and go from there! Good luck!
Hi Shelia, you could paint with chalk paint in any color, or try to sand them down and use a nice tung oil to let the natural wood show through. I think a nice pastel chalk paint blue, pink, peach, green or white would compliment the marble.
You can paint the legs
Here is a marble plant stand where they painted the legs black, which gives it a nice modern look. I would just clean the marble and keep it as is.
I love the idea of metallic paint on the legs.
I like the ones where they dip the legs in paint, like in white paint for a modern look.