Updating a wooden dining set

You’ll need to sand the table so the paint will adhere.

If the table is a dark color, you’ll want to use a paint with primer so you don’t have to do several coats.

I feel like this post has been in the works FOREVER! So I knew the dirty, stained fabric on the chairs had to go, and I figured I might as well get the chairs painted while I was at it.

Ever since we inherited a bunch of furniture this past year, I’ve been dreaming of giving each piece a fresh, new makeover, and my dining room chairs were at the top of my list! The painting process seemed SO daunting to me, and I must have Googled hundreds of pages searching the right way to do it.

Do you have a dining room table that’s in good condition, but outdated? All you need to do is match the size and stain or paint the legs to match the table top.

Whether you replace the legs or paint it, you can update your dining room table to match your new style.

Here’s a great stencil resource: Stencils Lab If you love farmhouse tables, you can add wooden planks to the top of your table to create the look.

Alrighty folks, the post you’ve been anxiously awaiting (in my mind you’ve been on the edge of your seats) is finally here! Okay so I realize that some of you have never even heard of said dining set, so allow me to catch you up to speed.This tutorial will teach you how to strip, paint, and recover your chairs! Yeeeeah, did I mention I have two boys under the age of 8?Just follow these easy step-by-step instructions to give your chairs a big makeover! There is just no keeping vintage white fabric clean when there are two messy boys involved!Here’s my tutorial for adding metal to the top: Zinc Table Tutorial You can add a creative touch by using a stencil to paint a design on the top.You can find a variety of stencils in your local craft store.

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