How-to: Brighten a Vintage Console Table

The DIY experts at HGTV Magazine recreated this flea market find. Here’s how you can too.

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Photo by: Philip Friedman

Philip Friedman

Materials Needed:

  • paint

Step 1

Tape off the top of the table if it’s stone, like ours is. (If not, you can paint the top, too.) Tape off the wheels if your table has them.

Step 2

Sand and prime the base of the table. Let dry. Paint with a high-gloss latex paint. Let dry, then apply a second coat. Let dry.

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