Updating a Side Table with Metallic Paint

This post is sponsored by Modern Masters, all opinions are 100% mine.

TGIF lovelies! This week I worked on a piece that was desperate for some attention, a cute little side table!

With some help from the Modern Masters Metallic Paint collection, it was brought back to life.

Modern Masters Painted furniture by Chase the Star

The side table was a Craigslist find a couple of years ago.  Over time the paint the original owner used did not hold up well.

Modern Masters Side Table Makeover via Chase the Star {before}

She’s seen some better days.

Modern Masters Side Table makeover via Chase the Star top view before

This side table is made out of particle board (pressed wood) so I couldn’t just sand the ugliness off, like I normally would.

I used Modern Masters Metallic Paint in ‘Pewter’ to add a little bit of a regal look!

Modern Masters Metallic Paint Collection via Chase the Star

How to Update Furniture with Metallic Paint

Since the piece isn’t real wood, I was able to skip most of the prep, i.e. heavy sanding.

I simply added a coat of white primer (with a paint brush) over both pieces. Once dry I went over them both lightly with a sanding block to remove any drip marks and smooth it all out.  O.k so I did sand, but just a little!

Modern Masters Metallic Paint via Chase the Star

Then I added 2 coats of the Modern Masters paint.  It went on as smooth as silk! I’m not kidding, it was so easy to spread the paint, and it covered really well with the Metallic Paint Roller.  For the smaller areas I used a foam brush, which worked beautifully!

Modern Masters Metallic Paint Collection in 'Pewter' via Chase the Star

Lastly, I added two coats of the Master Clear Protective Top Coat to protect my work.

Modern Masters Painted furniture by Chase the Star top view

So what do you think? Simple and lovely, right?  Here’s your chance to WIN part of the fabulous Modern Masters Metallic Paint Collection!

Simply visit Modern Masters and tell me which of these you’d like to win and let me know in a comment on this post:

Metallic Paint Collection (One Quart and 6 oz. Container – any color OR Four 6 oz. containers – any color)

Metal Effects Kit (One Pint Primer, One Pint Reactive Paint, One 4 oz. Solution or Rust Activator, One Spritzer
Cap, One Pint of Permacoat Xtreme for Rust only)

….and enter using the Rafflecopter link below!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Open to residents of the continental U.S. only!

For more inspiration follow Modern Masters on Pinterest and look through the website’s photo gallery, so many beautiful creations!

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Good luck friends, and happy painting!

XOXO

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Barbara is a lover of all things creative, simple, and budget friendly. Chase the Star began in 2012 as a creative outlet and to chronicle her DIY and crafty adventures. She is a working mom and wife residing in sunny Southern California.

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Comments

  1. says

    I painted a french provincial dresser with MM the same color !!!
    Yours turned out gorgeous Barbara!
    Not elegible for the give away ( but I have tons of it here anyways ) just
    wanted to leave you a comment on what a beautiful transformation is was :)
    XOXO

  2. Dawn Renee' says

    I have been wanting to paint my front door a bright green for 2 years, the Green Apple would work perfect and look fabulous!! Exactly what I have been looking for!

    • Barbara @ Chase the Star says

      Thank you Heidi! It wasn’t an easy choice I ain’t gonna lie! I love the Pewter I chose, but there are so many more I want now!

  3. says

    I love the metallic side table, it is so cute! I don’t think I’d ever be brave enough to paint a piece with metallic paints, but this is fabulous! Im a new follow, Feel free to check out my blog as well: http//www.melaniegetsmarried.blogspot.com

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