Retro Stenciled Side Table Drawer

I haven't painted furniture in a long time but I've been wanting to try this fun idea for a while now!

I wanted to turn a boring old end table I had into a beauty but didn't want to work too hard! 

I added a retro stenciled drawer liner that was perfect for this little table! 

retro star stenciled drawer

I love the look of the stenciled drawer liner and the sides of the drawer. 

Today, I began with an old side table that was in the basement for a long time. 

wooden side table

The table was damaged in several areas so a good coat of paint and a little distressing was going to it wonders. 

top view of painted table and drawer

I began by painting the table with Fusion Mineral Paint in Inglenook, a beautiful retro green. 

green side table

Fusion Mineral Paint needs no prep work so I just wiped down the table and began painting. 

When the paint was dry I distressed the edges with sandpaper. 

painted side table drawer

Now for the decorative accent! 

retro star stencil

I'm using one of brand new Funky Junk Interiors Old Sign Stencils called Retro Star.

I know I'm going to find a lot of uses for this cute stencil! 

I pulled out the painted drawer from the side table and stenciled the stars to the inside and sides of the drawer. 

stencil and black paint

I used Coal Black Fusion Mineral Paint for the stenciling. 

stenciled black retro stars

Usually I add some kind of decorative drawer liner to my painted furniture but today I'm trying something new. 

stenciled table drawer

I added another star to the center of the drawer under the glass knob.

retro star stencil

Now the side table is perfect for the guest room!

table drawer with stars

painted green side table

The headboard in this room was another DIY Homeroad project! 

guest room with table

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painted side table with overlay


stenciled drawer in green side table

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green side table with stenciled drawer

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .