Decoupaged Palm Leaf Gold Accent Table

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I have to admit that transforming furniture pieces is my favorite kind of DIY. Creating Craft projects are all good and fun but there is something about a furniture piece and giving it a makeover that makes me super excited.

Love the crafty tutorials but Furniture Makeovers will forever and always be my favorite kind of DIY projects.
When I bought this table, the thing which made me fall in love was the GOLD. I always wanted a Gold Accent table in my home decor and when I found this little guy and it was being sold for super cheap, ya know this girl jumped on the opportunity.
Okay so it wasn’t all sunshine and roses, the table had some damage going on. Almost the entire top had spots of rusts as well as the side even some on the bottom.
Any non DIY person would never have given this table a second look but us DIY-ers know that any furniture can be fixed with some TLC.
I am completely loving the Palm/Banana Leaf trend going on these days. You can see some of my projects that I have done using the Palm Leaf as inspiration herehere and here.
And when I found out that this months sponsor is Mod Podge and the theme was Garden Treasure and I had this table which had these rusty spots on top, you know some Decoupage action was about to go down.
I ordered these Palm leaves right away, which were a great deal for the price and the texture was exactly what I wanted.
You can clearly see the rusty damage that I had to deal with. Decoupaging is a perfect way to hide any imperfections.
I applied the thin layer on the table then placed the leaf on top and went over it with another thin layer to keep it in place.
I did it on the entire top of the table.
I let the whole table dry completely before I went in with the Mod Podge Gloss Finish to keep the beautiful Gold shine on the entire table.
And there you have it.
All Done.
What do you guys think?
Suggested materials:
  • Artificial Palm Leaves
  • Decoupage Glue
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  • Luc26644859 Luc26644859 on Sep 16, 2017
    It appears that the veins of the leaves have been painted gold. How did you do that and at what point in the process?

  • Ybu28706535 Ybu28706535 on Sep 16, 2017
    Whar makes you think its a palm leaf or banana leaf?
    They are Monsteria deliciousa leaves, commonly know as "fruit salad plant" used as indoor plants in southern Australia, but grow rampantly outdoors (and fruit) in Queensland Aust.

  • Bridget Bishop Bridget Bishop on Sep 17, 2017
    Is that gold table you used metal or wood? Thanks!

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