Decoupaged Fabric Table Makeover




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Turn a thrift store side table into a thing of beauty with fabric, paint and decoupage medium!

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Step 1: Watch How Easy It Is to Do Here!

Step 2: Stuff You'll Need

Thrift store table

Enough fabric to cover the top

Americana Decor Maxx Gloss (in a matching color) *I used Caribbean Sea

Americana Decoupage in Gloss



Large sheet of butcher paper

Optional: Metallic Gold Paint Pen

Step 3: Here's How:

1. Press paper around the table top to create a pattern

2. Trace around the crease with a pencil and cut out

3. & 4. Pin to the fabric and carefully cut out the pattern

5. & 6. Pick a color of Maxx Gloss to match the fabric and stir thoroughly, don't shake

7. Give the table 1 to 2 coats of Maxx Gloss (no need to sand, prime or prep)

8. & 9. Coat the table top with Americana Decoupage

10. Make sure there are no wrinkles and that the fabric is perfectly flat and in position

11. Coat the entire piece of fabric with a generous amount of the Decoupage and let dry

12. Optional: Use a metallic gold paint pen to edge the table



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    7 Discussions


    2 years ago

    moroccan mosaic table

    Mark MontanoMeglymoo87

    Reply 3 years ago

    Thanks so much Meg. It's my back patio now and I'm slowly letting orange and purple take over for the summer. I needed a change.


    3 years ago

    Very nice table! I love how the color for the actual tabletop goes very well with the fabric. Nice color scheme. This actually makes it fun to look at as it is stylish and functional in terms of quality and craftsmanship! By the way, congratulations on being a finalist in the Valentine's Day Challenge!

    1 reply
    Mark MontanoArianaSLabus

    Reply 3 years ago

    Thanks Ariana! I sometimes enter and then forget. You never know! It's exciting! Have an awesome weekend!