table makeover

Old Table Makeover


It was just out of a whim, I had no plan of doing this project. A breezy Saturday morning, with an on-and-off drizzle, a hot cuppa tea… I had finished reading the weekend stash of Newspapers… I just wanted to spend time in our verandah. And that’s when I thought of keeping myself suitably occupied. The table looked tad too bland, I had a stencil lying in craft box, an idea in my head and I had time on hand (psst…I didn’t want to do the regular chores!) plus I had nothing read.

This old table makeover was a rather quick project, all done in an hour!

And no, I didn’t bother to sand or prime the surface of this table; I just cleaned it with a scrub pad and soapy water, wiped it dry and started stenciling. I used yellow and orange acrylic colours to do the stenciling as the colour scheme gels well with the rustic ‘geru’ (Indian brick colour) in the verandah. Gave the last touches with a fine tip brush.

The bright pattern adds a dash of colour and of course it takes away the need for any table-cloth 🙂

DIY Stencil @ Hooked on Homes!

DIY Stencil @ Hooked on Homes!

While I was at it, I also created a couple of stencils…all from scratch! To make your own stencils check out my post ‘DIY Stencil’.


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