Old Pie Tables Get a New Look!

7 Materials
2 Hours

My client brought me these 2 matching pie tables that honestly have seen better days.

The tops had some old dried up glue or nail polish...not sure which. So I started by putting a tiny amount of stripper on the mystery substance and scraped off.

Cleaning is one of the most important steps to painting furniture. Yuck! I used TSP and then wiped it down again with water.

I painted with Retique It Ultratique Black Indigo. It only took 1 coat! (Tip...use a damp brush to apply)

The Ultratique paint does have a sealer in it, but I wanted a satin finish plus sealing makes it easier to wipe off excess glaze which I planned on using.

I like a streak free finish. I add a few drops of paint to my sealer before applying with a damp sponge.

I applied white glaze which I made using Retique It Snow with a clear glaze medium. I made sure I applied it kind of heavy for the coastal look I was going for.

With a damp rag, wipe off the excess.

I left it heavier in the nooks a crannies 😉

Here's the final look! My client was so happy with the outcome. And I love that she reused what she already had instead of buying new. 😁

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