I picked up this super ugly coffee table at a garage sale for $5 bucks. There’s no redeeming qualities about this big ugly thing except for that it’s big, and fits great in my living room. Oh, and it was 5 bucks! I planned on re-painting it, but it seemed like it needed more than just a coat of paint to cover up the ugliness. So, I chevroned it. I love the chevron pattern, and already have this great chevron rug from Urban Outfitters in my kitchen. I used this chevron stripes how to tutorial from Laura Beth at A Step in the Journey as a guide, with Valspar paint color Portland.
My other idea was to upholster the top and turn it into an ottoman, but I just didn’t have the energy to deal with all that! If I ever get bored of this or find a really great deal on the supplies I’d need, then I might attempt to upholster it.
Do you have an ugly coffee table like this that you’ve re-done? I’d love to know what you did to it! Tell me what you did to make it over in the comment section.
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