After my epic first stencil project, The Table I was ready for a more manageable project. I was at the Thrift store and saw a table that was the perfect size $5.99. It was made out of some mystery material but at $5.99 you can’t beat it. I bought it.
Now what to do with it? The Table was very familiar to me. It looked like one of those Ikea table they are always advertising for $9.99, and sure enough it was. I looked at it this way and that way what would I do with it ? Then I remembered an an idea online to cover the top of an existing table with wood strips to create a new table top. perfect! That will completely change the personality of the piece.
Then I could do my stain over stencil technique. In my first table I had stenciled a rosette on the raw…
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