DIY Painted Entry Table: Pt II

If you missed the first post, click here. This is where I left off…

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After two coats of primer:

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Starting off with the high gloss black! I worked my way from top to bottom and painted the smallest, intricate parts first with the smallest of my brushes.

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I then painted the legs with a medium sized brush. The roller worked on the legs well for primer, but I would definitely suggest using a brush for anything that’s high-gloss. 2015-02-25 19.35.47

Before I started on the top shelf, I used a brush to fill in the gaps where I knew the roller wouldn’t reach. 2015-02-25 19.49.00

Almost time for the roller! Also, if you noticed in my last post, I didn’t yet have a paint tray. Oops. One more trip back to the hardware store.

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As with the top, I filled in the spaces where I knew the roller couldn’t quite cover:2015-02-25 19.53.56

First coat with the roller on all of the tops of the shelves:2015-02-25 20.01.48

For the edges, I primarily used the roller and a medium sized brush to supplement:2015-02-25 20.11.13

Last look at coat one of the black high-gloss paint! I am loving it so far. I let it dry for 24 hours and did a second coat on just the shelves of the table and filled in a few tiny spots on the legs with a brush.

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After letting it dry for a full 48 hours, here is the final look! I am thrilled with how it turned out and honestly thought my non- DIY skills would make this project a disaster. And notice the little hidden drawer!2015-02-28 14.54.32

After drying, of course I had to do some styling:2015-02-28 17.54.29 2015-02-28 17.54.36 2015-02-28 17.54.46 2015-02-28 17.54.57 2015-02-28 17.55.14 2015-02-28 17.55.25 2015-02-28 17.55.31 2015-02-28 17.55.40 2015-02-28 17.55.53 2015-02-28 17.56.02  2015-02-28 17.56.35 2015-02-28 17.56.42   2015-02-28 18.01.17 2015-02-28 18.01.20 2015-02-28 18.01.33


It’s the perfect size for this little entry of mine and a great place to drop my keys, change, outgoing mail, etc. I encourage any of you considering a painted furniture makeover to go for it! I’m so glad I did.

11 thoughts on “DIY Painted Entry Table: Pt II

  1. It looks great! I love your decor. Thanks for sharing at the Merry Monday link party. Hope you’ll join us again next week!

  2. Beautiful transformation. It’s perfect for the entry way. We are so glad you shared with us at Merry Monday. I hope to see you at the new party beginning tonight at 9pm EST.

  3. How cool – I did a paint-job on a stand exactly like this one just a few months ago in grey! The black looks great with your home decor!

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