Watch and learn how to give a dated or shabby looking coffee table a makeover with chalk paint…

We’ve been exploring budget-friendly ways to update a home interior and painting old furniture always comes up as one way to revamp a room without having to dig too deep in those pockets.

We love the idea of using chalk paint because you don’t have to sand down and prime pieces before painting. All you need to do is clean furniture to make sure that it’s dust-free before you paint.

In the following tutorial, Katherine, from the YouTube channel Do It On A Dime, shows us how she revamped her coffee table with chalk paint.

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What you need:

  • Chalk paint in a colour of your choice
  • Lint-free cleaning rag
  • Sandpaper (if you want to distress the table)
  • Polyurethane topcoat varnish
  • Natural hair brushes

Watch the tutorial