Good Questions: Can My Tables Be Saved with Paint?

Good Questions: Can My Tables Be Saved with Paint?

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Janel Laban
May 19, 2009

Andrea sent us an email: I have a good question for you all. I have three side tables and one coffee table (all wood/veneer) that I like the shapes of, but they have some wear-and-tear. I am considering painting the tables a fun color (or two or three?) to spruce them up. I'm new to DIY when it comes to painting furniture, so my questions are...

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  • Are they worth the effort to paint?
  • If so, what color(s) should I use? (See the inspiration photo (above) for the colors I like.)

    Signed,
    Paint or Donate

    Please share your advice and suggestions with Andrea in the comments...thanks!

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