It seems like everyone has at least one of these little side tables. They are quite functional since they are small enough to fit anywhere but still large enough to put down a drink or a book. But a lot of them need some help in the design department.
Mine was no different (sorry for the poor picture quality!). As I continue to update my den, it became obvious that I needed to do something about the little side table beside the rocking chair. The finish was not in good shape and it did not add much to the new decor. Since its footprint is desirably small, I thought it could be salvaged and serviceable as a side table. A little paint and a metallic finish were just the thing to bring it back to life. Because I already owned the supplies I needed, this project was completed without any out of pocket expense.
Continue reading to see my 4 easy steps to update an old side table.