Best way to re-paint a Maine Cottage coffee table?

NewEnglandSaraSeptember 10, 2012

Hi there,

After months of searching for a coffee table, I was able to find a really pretty one by Maine Cottage for $75 on Craig's List! Unfortunately, the table's color completely clashes with our decor. We need to repaint it, but we don't have a huge budget for the project. My husband can brush paint it, but the table was originally factory sprayed. We don't own a paint sprayer, and I know that they are pricey. Any suggestions on how to create a nice look for the table with a second painting?

Thanks so much!

Sara

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
yayagal

Yes, buy paint primer in a spray can and then buy spray cans of the color you want and spray away. Watch a Utube of spray painting correctly so you'll have a perfect finish. I've done this to all types of furniture very successfully. Good luck.

    Bookmark   September 10, 2012 at 11:39AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
camlan

Check around and see if you can't rent a paint sprayer for a weekend or a couple of days. A lot of Home Depots rent tools, and there are usually local places that rent them as well.

    Bookmark   September 11, 2012 at 7:48AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
What do you have on your patio sliding doors??
I would like to change out my dated vertical blinds...
mary44
Help me find a new coffee table
Just before the Houzz migration, GWers helped me decide...
smalloldhouse_gw
F&B to BM color closest matches
If F&B is not near you but BM is....
the_foxes_pad
Do you have a blog?
Not sure what the houzz rules are (snicker at myself...
the_foxes_pad
JCPenny Linden Street Furniture Slip Cover?
Does anyone have the JCPenny Linden Street Furniture...
daisymc
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™