DIY Side Table Into French Tea Cart

Tanya Memme and Ken Wingard team up for a DIY.


  • Drop leaf table
  • 2 Wheels
  • 2 curtain brackets
  • 2 curtain finials
  • Curtain rod
  • Pipe strap
  • Half inch galvanized pipe
  • ½ inch flange
  • Screws
  • Paint
  • Painters tape
  • Paint brush
  • Stencil


1.    Cut off bottom of front 2 legs

2.    Attach wheels to half inch galvanized pipe

3.    Attach galvanized pipe to table legs using pipe strap

4.    On the opposite side of the wheels attach the 2 curtain brackets

5.    Take the curtain rod and attach the curtain finials and slide it through the curtain brackets.


Steps for painting stripes:


1.     To create antique wood look water down paint (1 part paint to 3 parts water)

2.     Paint area in one direction lightly with paint brush

3.     Leave lines with paint brush so it looks like a wood finish

4.     Let dry

5.     Once dry, place stencil on area you want painted

6.     Paint over stencil

7.     Let dry

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