What you need:
- White spray paint, I recommend Kilz, it is awesome!
- Painter's tape (I used masking tape from the dollar store, but painting tape will be better)
- Acrylic Paint (I used apple tart)
Here are the before photos:
I spray painted the entire table with the white spray paint.
I let this dry for about an hour, then flipped the table over and spray painted underneath. I then let this dray for another hour.
Let the taping begin! I started taping diagonally from left to right:
Then I began taping over the current tape diagonally from right to left. This is what I got:
I also taped around the edges for a cleaner look. I only wanted the center of the table painted.
Time to Paint! Make sure your tape is attached tightly! No loose pieces! For paint I used acrylic, Craftsmart in Apple Tart. I began painting the inside of the taped area with a paintbrush. This is the product:
I let this dry for about an hour. You do NOT want to pull off the tape when the paint is wet.
Ladies and Gentlemen, pull off the tape!
I went around the edges that were smudged with a small brush and some white acrylic paint, just for touch ups.
Here is the before and after shot:
Hope you enjoyed this tutorial. As always, feel free to leave a comment or email me. I love to hear from my blog readers!
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