Home Decorating Ideas: 9 DIY Projects for Transformed Tables

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Want to freshen the look of a room in your home but don't have a lot of money or don't want to go out and buy a new-to-you furniture piece? Start with something you already have — a dining, coffee or side table — and consider one of these successful table transformations for your own home this weekend!

Add tabletop detail

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Tiffany turned a thrift store table into a glamorous furniture piece with the addition of small pieces of wood glued down in a herringbone pattern.

Go two-tone

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Take an existing table and paint it with two contrasting colors like this traditional style table Rae transformed. You'll get a fresh and modern look.

Paper and epoxy personalize

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This IKEA table becomes an amazing customized addition to any room with paper and epoxy, a beautiful way to update the look of any side tables in your home.

From table to ottoman

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Need extra seating in your house, not a table? Consider the idea in this project that turned an IKEA nesting table into an upholstered bench.

Add silverleaf

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A few fresh coats of paint and some silver leaf transform this outdated coffee table. Could the same idea transform one of your tables?

Transform a patio table with paint

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Have some outdoor tables that could use some updating? Do what Rae did with this glass and metal patio table and update with paint.

Refinish with the cerusing technique

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Want to try a new finish for one of your wood tables on for size? Consider cerusing. As seen in this project, it could really change the look of a piece of furniture!

Add planks

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This project shows that just adding some wood planks on the top of a table can make a dramatic difference.

New legs work wonders

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A new table can be yours with just an updating of a fresh pair of legs and a bit of a top staining, like in this table.

How have you transformed a table into something new in your home? Share your DIY detail ideas below in the comments!

(Image credits: Yes Spaces; Tiffany Anton; Rae Nudson; Krys Melo; Ellen Walsh; Rea Tecson; Kristi Linauer; City Farmhouse; Nichol )