Before & After: Side Table Gets a Herringbone Top On a Budget

Thistlewood Farms

Is this "before" image intriguing, or what? Yes, you can see the top of the old crusty side table, but what's the point of showing it with all those paint sticks on top? This is truly a DIY project I would never have thought of on my own, and I love it!

Truly, the folks over at Thistlewood Farms gave this little table an amazing facelift — with paint sticks. They cut them all down to uniform size, applied some stain, and laid them in a herringbone pattern, and the result? A gorgeous and relatively inexpensive upgrade to an otherwise plain side table.

See more photos and details at Thistlewood Farms.

(Images: Thistlewood Farms)