Last year, Remodelista editor Alexa found a wooden table on the street in the worst shade of cheap wood stain. After a few coats of paint, she transformed the table, which is now one of her favorite pieces in her apartment. Here are four ideas for updating an old table.
Above: Amsterdam-based Uxus Design used a variety of stencils on the picnic tables of the Nike canteen from DIY: Stenciled Picnic Tables.
Above: A table made from recycled wood is stenciled in white text by architect Katja Buchholz at Lokal in Berlin, Germany.
Above: Swedish designer Anna Malin spelled out E-A-T in black paint on her table top, spotted on Decor 8.
Above: A stenciled table at Merci in Paris.
Are you a fan of graphic lettering? If so, read about Diane Keaton’s passion for it on Palette & Paints with Diane Keaton.
And if you’re considering thinking starting a stencil project of your own, see this genius wallpaper alternative for inspiration.