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Drum Table Updated with Anthropologie Knob and Paint


Guess what day it is??? It’s themed furniture makeover day! For newcomers, this is the day where once a month my furniture painting gal pals and I all give a piece of furniture a facelift with a theme. This month’s theme? Small tables. 

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In case you missed it, I shared another table makeover yesterday. Two tables in two days. Two posts in two days. There must be a blue moon somewhere! You can see yesterday’s table here

Drum table updated with paint and Anthropologie knob

Here’s the whole table, legs and all. It has a really nice shape, don’t you think? 

Here’s how it looked. As my 15-year-old daughter said, there wasn’t anything wrong with it. And she was right. Not bad, but I always like to take things to their full potential. 

This beautiful knob from Anthrolpologie was the inspiration for this painted table makeover.

This was my inspiration. I found this stunning knob at Anthropologie and fell in love immediately. The detail is amazing and I knew it would be perfect for this project. 

Gorgeous Anthro knob and layered paint give this drum table a nice update.

I’m so glad the camera was able to capture the iridescent color in the center. It really does shimmer like that. I painted the table with Benjamin Moore Gray Wisp first, but it looked too light. So I added a layer of Stratton Blue for more depth. 

Layers of different color paint and wax on a classic drum table.

A little distressing in strategic places revealed the lighter color and gave it a nice naturally aged look. I’m loving the layers. 

Lastly I coated it with a layer of my favorite wax, let it dry, and buffed it to a soft shine. 

I photographed it in the living room but am strongly considering using it as a night stand. What do you think? Too small?

Some old books, flowers from Marshall’s, and one of my alabaster lamps decorate the top. I left the top unpainted because it was in great shape and I like the two toned look.

What do you think? Is it an improvement over how it looked or would you have kept it as it was?

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I use this product to clean and prep my furniture before painting it. Prepaint Cleaner

This is the wax I prefer. Furniture Wax

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Don’t forget to drop by and see all of the great makeovers that my friends have done. Just click on the images below and see the story behind each piece. And be sure to leave them a nice comment to let them know how much you like it!

Here are a few previous themed furniture makeovers if you want even more inspiration.






“Inspired By”

Pottery Barn Inspirations

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  1. This is lovely and you are so right about the knob..it completes your piece beautifully.

  2. This is a beautiful piece and the knob is the icing on the cake. I think that it will make a great night stand.

  3. Angie this is so pretty!!! I love pieces with a combination of wood and paint.

    🙂 Beth

  4. This turned out gorgeous and I think it would a perfect night table for beside your bed! So charming! XO

  5. Stunning makeover! I love that beautiful blue, and the knob is to die for. I would definitely use it as a bedside table!

  6. Love the colors you used and just the slightest distressing. The knob is gorgeous. I never go to Anthropologie. I will have to get there the next time I'm in Nashville.

  7. I think it's tons more interesting with the blue paint and the cool knob! Good job. Thanks for the inspirition!

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