How to Make Over Bedside Tables

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How to Make Over Bedside Tables
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These ugly side tables had potential. $80 for both on Kijiji was way better than $200 each for something similar brand new. They just needed a bit of love.

These ugly side tables had potential. $80 for both on Kijiji was way better than $200 each for something similar brand new. They just needed a bit of love.

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Sand down any shiny surfaces so paint will adhere. I only did this to the top as the rest was painted wood. (Yes, our deck is next on the project list!)

Sand down any shiny surfaces so paint will adhere. I only did this to the top as the rest was painted wood. (Yes, our deck is next on the project list!)

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Zinsser Bulls Eye 123 will help paint stick to anything! Prime any surface you think may need it. I just did the top.

Zinsser Bulls Eye 123 will help paint stick to anything! Prime any surface you think may need it. I just did the top.

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Take the drawers out, handles off, put your drop sheet down & get painting.

Take the drawers out, handles off, put your drop sheet down & get painting.

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I wanted black & was happy with BEHR's high gloss enamel. It has a glass-like finish & brush strokes were minimal. Hint: a splurge on a good soft brush to cut down on brush strokes showing in paint.

I wanted black & was happy with BEHR's high gloss enamel. It has a glass-like finish & brush strokes were minimal. Hint: a splurge on a good soft brush to cut down on brush strokes showing in paint.

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Now the fun part... The painting.

Now the fun part... The painting.

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It may be easier to start upside down.

It may be easier to start upside down.

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I finished them off with some glass handles & now have nice new bedside tables.

I finished them off with some glass handles & now have nice new bedside tables.

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