Set a Colorfully Mod Table With DIY Geometric Wood Chargers

Take wood chargers from basic to bright in less than an hour using bold paint hues and painter's tape.
Geometric Wood Chargers
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Materials Needed:

  • 12" unfinished wood charger
  • acrylic paint in the colors of your choice
  • painter's tape
  • foam paintbrushes
  • butcher paper or newspaper
  • scissors
How to Paint Wood Chargers

Geometric Wood Chargers

Take wood chargers from basic to to bright by using painter's tape and bold paint hues.

From: HGTV Crafternoon

Photo by: Liz Gray ©© 2013 HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Liz Gray, © 2013 HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Instructions:

1. Cover your work surface with butcher paper or newspaper.

2. Using painter's tape, create triangles in different shapes and sizes.

How to Paint Wood Chargers

Geometric Wood Chargers

Take wood chargers from basic to to bright by using painter's tape and bold paint hues.

From: HGTV Crafternoon

Photo by: Liz Gray ©© 2013 HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Liz Gray, © 2013 HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

3. Burnish the tape edges with scissors to create crisp, clean paint lines.

How to Paint Wood Chargers

Geometric Wood Chargers

Take wood chargers from basic to to bright by using painter's tape and bold paint hues.

From: HGTV Crafternoon

Photo by: Liz Gray ©© 2013 HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Liz Gray, © 2013 HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

4. Paint each section in your desired colors. (We chose four different hues.) Let dry, then brush on a second coat.

5. Let dry completely, then remove the painter's tape.

How to Paint Wood Chargers

Geometric Wood Chargers

Take wood chargers from basic to to bright by using painter's tape and bold paint hues.

From: HGTV Crafternoon

Photo by: Liz Gray ©© 2013 HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Liz Gray, © 2013 HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

6. For multiple chargers, alternate colors and sizes of triangles for a fun, varied look. Display on your tablescape for any and all occasions.

How to Paint Wood Chargers

Geometric Wood Chargers

Take wood chargers from basic to to bright by using painter's tape and bold paint hues.

From: HGTV Crafternoon

Photo by: Liz Gray ©© 2013 HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Liz Gray, © 2013 HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

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