Geometric Pebbles on the Ramvik

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Materials: Ramvik Coffee Table, acrylic craft paint (grey black white silver) painters tape, sea sponge.

Description: This is a very inexpensive hack. Took me about 4 hours and 20 bucks to transform this second hand Ramvik Coffee table. I originally wanted to tile the service but it would have set me back $100 bucks.

1) Clean of table top so tape will stick
2) Create an outer border and inner square using painters tape

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3) Paint the lines white and let dry
4) Sponge paint the open areas. I did this in layers for a nature rock sort of stone effect. First I used grey, then silver, then white. The grey I used heavily almost completely opaquing the service. The silver was very splotchy and inconsistent. Last I used a small piece of sponge to do little white accents. Let dry
5) Using a pebble stencil sponge black over the top of previous sponged area. I flipped and turned the stencil as I worked to try and eliminate uniformity. Let dry and place glass

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This was my first hack. I have a feeling there will be a lot more to come. I choose it because it was affordable and fairly simple for a first timer.

~ Brandy Edwards, Ontario Ca

Jules Yap