Painted Puzzle Picnic Tables-3 Fun Summer Ideas

Each year in July our family attends a week long family reunion. We go camping up past Driggs, ID (which if you haven't been, you should put it on your list) and it's seriously the highlight of the summer. For as long as we can remember, we've had this little wooden table that we take each year and let the kids sit at for meals. Over the years it's obviously been used, loved and sadly it's deteriorating. This last year, our mom took the table to a friend who made a pattern to cut out a few replicas of the table. Then guess what we got for Christmas?? Yep, the tables (jump for joy)!! Of course, we couldn't just let them sit there without adding some life to them so we started brainstorming up some cute ideas to paint and finish them. Without further ado, we bring to you what we like to call "the most amazing, space-saving, super fun Puzzle Picnic Tables!"
Spray Paint
Paint Brushes
Sand Paper
Painter's Tape
Acrylic Paint-for games
Paint brush and/or Sponge Brush
Exterior Paint
Sample Paint Colors for Hexagons
Rollers and/or Sponge Brushes
Hexagon Template
Painter's Tape
Gloss Clear Coat Spray Paint
Sand Paper
Spray Paint
Paint Brush
Vinyl (indoor/removable)
Wrapping Paper or roll of paper
To find out how we finished our tables or to see other DIY projects visit,

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  • Carey Carey on Aug 17, 2017
    Did you also come up with games for the hexagon table and the pineapple tables? I esp. like the designs on the blue table since it is designed for games to be played. I was talking with a friend some time ago about doing something like that for our town tables and putting little bags of Milk bottle caps with them red and blue or blue and white so that they could be used for checker games and wouldn't be something that people would feel important enough to take home with them or if they do, they are easily replaced and light weight.


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