Use Fusion Products To Create Texture And Bling on a Boring Side Table

We know you have a bland, boring, brown something in the attic you are dying to make gorgeous. Right? We did too. This table was perfect. Well, almost perfect. It. Was. Ugly. Leather top and all.
Fusion Mineral Paint and products are perfect for completing a gorgeous project like this one.
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This pretty side table didn't always look this way.
We found this table in pieces and even kitty was checking it out to see if it was salvageable. Some TLC and visions of what it could be worked magic.

Want to see how we did it?

First, give your piece a good cleaning. Then paint a base coat of Fusion Colour Blocker to make an easy and inexpensive transition from dark brown to lighter colours. Then paint a coat of Sterling color overall. (See the Fusion Color chart at

We got creative and played with mixing some Fusion Aubusson color, which is a soft yellow, with Ceramic, which is a very blue green. Our mix was made with about 2 parts Aubusson to 1 part Ceramic.
Use a color shaper tool to push Fusion Pearl Embossing Paste through this stencil pattern that happens to be the perfect size.
Cut the sides of the stencil in order to go all the way around the table without having to wait for the paste to dry.
Use some Pearl Tinting Kit right out of the bottle to stencil the same design on the drawer sides. (Although the term tinting kit makes the product seem complicated, it is just a highly pigmented acrylic metallic paint. It can be used from the bottle or mixed with other Fusion products. How cool!)
While the paint is drying on the main piece, brush two coats of Ceramic inside for a happy pop of surprise color.
Stencil the French postage stamp using the Silver metallic Tint Kit.
Then use the Silver Tinting Kit to paint the drawer hardware and the table feet.
Stencil the Fusion French script with more Pearl metallic.
Apply a quick and easy coat of hand-waxed and buffed Beeswax Finish for protection and a lovely sheen.
Paint the bottoms of the succulent pots with the Gold Tinting Kit.
Voila! The toughest part about a project like this is knowing when to stop. So we did.
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