Hi everyone! I’m Angela from Number Fifty-Three and as much as I absolutely love decorating and crafting, but true passion is furniture painting. It’s the best feeling to pick up a rundown piece at a thrift store or junk shop and transform it into something spectacular, and I’m so thrilled to be able to share my recent side table makeover here with you all today!
A couple of weeks ago I found this end table at my local thrift store. It was structurally in fantastic condition and super sturdy, it just had a worn and dated finish.
I simply sanded the table to remove the glossiness and gave it a good cleaning. Then, I painted it with two coats of cream paint. I really thought that the lines and legs of this table had a wonderful farmhouse feel, so I went with that inspiration in my color choice and level of distressing.
Once the table had dried, I used a sanding block to create an aged look and to further enhance that farmhouse feel. I then gave it another good cleaning I sealed it with poly.
Lastly, I replaced the hardware with this black knob from my stash (and I think originally from Hobby Lobby) for contrast.
I further tied in the black by lining the drawer with a printed burlap. (Simply cut it to size and adhere with some spray adhesive.) I love how lining the drawer really finishes off the piece.
Not only do I paint furniture for my own home makeover, but I also sell quite a bit and take on custom orders. The farmhouse end table was one that I had planned to sell and, it actually did, right after I listed it!