Gray Chalk Painted End Tables

These poor end tables were beaten and bruised when we came across them. The finish was scratched and completely missing in some areas. Now check out this gray chalk painted end tables makeover.

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Thankfully we were able to fix them up quickly with a little bit of Country Chic Paint’s Chalk Paint.

wooden oval tables with a shelf before paint

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top of tables with water damage and scratches

Because the old finish was really chippy, I grabbed some 220 grit sandpaper and sanded the tops and shelves of each of the tables to smooth out the uneven finish.

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I just wanted to erase and blend the edges of the chippy finish so we would get a smooth finish.

side view of chalk painted gray end tables

Once everything was wiped down with a damp rag and prepared for paint, I painted on this beautiful warm gray paint from Country Chic Paint known as Rocky Mountain. It only took two light coats to get complete coverage!

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gray painted end table with country chic paint
gray nightstand makeover with chalk paint

The edges all received a light distressing with some more 220-grit sandpaper. To give the end tables a little bit more of a sheen, as well as added durability, I sealed them with a poly topcoat.

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The transformation was so quick and painless! It’s amazing what a small amount of paint can do!

before and after of the chalk painted nightstands

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