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Demilune Table Makeover

Thanks for joining me for this quick Demilune table makeover! The process is quick and easy and you won’t believe the transformation!

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thrift store finds

These sweet little demilune tables can be found at most thrift stores and auctions. They are often overlooked so I have found plenty of them.

Let’s give this Demilune table a quick makeover!

before the makeover of a Demilune Table

repair a demilune table

The veneer was peeling, the legs were wobbly and the finish was dull.

A bit of wood glue between the layers of peeling veneer, some clamping and then allowing it to set up overnight solved that problem.

The screws were tightened on the legs and that solved the wobbliness.

Demilune table with stack of books on top and wall decor

miss mustard seed milk paint

All that was left was to deal with the finish.

That’s the fun part! I chose Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint in Aviary. It’s a grayish blue that is soft and easy on the eyes.

YouTube video

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close up of white waxed top on Demilune Table makeover

Two coats of Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint covered the Demilune table perfectly. And the chipping happened mostly on its own.

I used a worn-out fine-grit sanding block to smooth the texture of the milk paint and that brought on a bit more chipping.

side view of Demilune Table makeover with stack of book and plant

Demilune table makeover

Miss Mustard Seed Hemp Oil finished and sealed the paint. The hemp oil adds to the vintage feel of this Demilune Table makeover, don’t you think?

I used Miss Mustard Seed White Wax for the top. Wood Tops are so pretty on tables but this one needed something extra. White wax allowed the wood to show while lightening the dark tone of the wood.

close up of Demilune table makeover with white waxed top

shop for a demilune table

I’ve gathered some links for demilune tables. Some are new on Wayfair and some are vintage on Etsy!

white wax dark wood

And the white wax settled into the nooks and crannies perfectly!

Demilune table makeover close up of spoon carved details

These sweet Demilune tables are a breeze to makeover!

Demilune table with stack of books on top, plant on bottom shelf and wall decor

supplies for this project

Thanks for stopping by!

I hope you enjoyed this quick makeover! If you find one of these Demilune tables to makeover, grab it! They are a fun and easy project!

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10 Comments

  1. What a charming makeover! So inspiring and I love how the top turned out.

    1. Cynthia Gayle says:

      Thanks Anna! White Wax is amazing!!

  2. This turned out SO adorable, Cynthia! Your timing is perfect as I am currently on the hunt for a table just like this for the spring One Room Challenge, and will undoubtedly need to show whatever I unearth a little love…great tips on refinishing/painting/wax options!

    1. So glad you enjoyed the post, Janet! I appreciate you stopping by 🙂

  3. Beautiful makeover, Cindy. We have a French demilune table that is a nightstand and I love the shape and functionality of it.

    1. I agree Carol – they have a lovely shape to them! Thanks for stopping by!

  4. Cindy, this is a really beautiful makeover. The table looked so old. You really gave it a refresh new look. It the legs could move it would be strutting around the room! Well done! Perfect color choice too. Pinned both of your table projects.

    1. Hahaha!! The dancing table would be a sight to see! Thanks, Tammy!

  5. Cindy, I am in love with this sweet little table! I love the details on it! The blue color looks amazing with the brown top! Wonderful makeover! Donna

    1. Thanks, Donna! There’s nothing like a sweet little Demilune table to breathe new life into!😊

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