Painted tables are a quick and easy way to add character to your home. A painted coffee table brings focus to the center of a living room while painted kitchen tables add the perfect charm to any dining experience. I’m sharing some amazing painted table ideas to inspire your next project.
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How to Paint a Table
When it comes to painted tables, like any painted furniture project you need to follow a few basic steps:
- choose your table to paint
- prep, sand, clean the table
- choose your chalk paint (these are the products I use and Love HERE)
- paint your table
- seal your chalk paint table for protection (this is my preferred method for sealing painted furniture)
Easy peasy right? Well, if you are in need of a little inspiration maybe these painted table ideas will help spark something to get your creativity flowing. These projects will also help guide you more thoroughly in the proper steps for painting a table.
Refinishing furniture can mean so many things. See how to refinish a table with metallic paint and a fabulous floral image transfer.
Keep things simple and see how to paint a table with chalk paint and black stain on this small wooden table makeover.
This painted coffee table and painted side tables get a second update when they need repainting.
This pretty chalk paint table has oodles of beachy layers for a coastal look.
Check out how these painted end tables not only got an update on the outside but on the inside as well.
Painting a wood table is great and painting two wood tables is better. These farmhouse style tables look great with chalk paint and wood stain.
This painted coffee table has a rustic finish with dark painted legs and a weathered stain top.
You'll love this unique painted side table finished with textured SaltWash and chalk paint.
Painting a wood table can also include whitewashing which is simply watered down paint. This whitewashed project shows you how.
How about a metallic painted table? This silver metallic makeover has the perfect amount of shimmer!
Do you love decoupage? This gorgeous painted table has a pretty floral print added to the drawers for a romantic touch.
Similarly, painted table ideas are endless and this bold pink project has the same floral print with a whole new look.
Simplicity at its best with this timeless black distressed painted table.
Have you tried furniture wax? This painted claw foot table gets a little extra attention added to the carved details with black wax.
If you have an old tea table laying around with pull out shelves then check out this makeover with a pop of color.
This unique telephone table is given a bold blue update. Who knew a blue table could look so cool!
This painted tabletop is given an added character with a clock image transfer.
Don't have an old table to paint? Try building your own DIY table and then customize it however you like with paint and stain.
Painting a wood table with ornate details is so fun. This project is transformed with paint and patina!
Painted kitchen tables can be painted, stained or even stenciled! This painted dining table gets a pretty cool stencil design.
Need more painted coffee table ideas? How about this distressed black table with brown stain top for a timeless look.
This painted farmhouse table project is finished using a paint sprayer to make things easy and beautiful.
This painted table and chairs looks amazing with its new look.
This painted dining room table project is given a gorgeous weathered oak finish.
This glass top table is completely freshened up. See how to paint a dining room table for a fresh new look.
Ready to Get Started?
If you have a project in mind and are looking for the great paint colors then make sure to check out these furniture paint options online. I only share brands and products that I use and love. Get your paint and get started with a variety of great furniture paint options from Dixie Belle HERE.
Or check out all the gorgeous paint products available from Wise Owls Paint HERE.
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