COFFEE TABLE TRANSFORMATION

Welcome back everyone! Learn how to transform a plain coffee table into a beautiful centerpiece for your living room. I've had this coffee table that's been sitting in my garage for over a year now. I didn't want to toss it,  it's in pretty great condition, I honestly was not sure what to do with it. I knew it needed some TLC. visually, I wasn't sure what to do with it. I was searching online for some inspiration and came across this website called MyCorkFloor.com, They have several cork colors like, Oak, Henna, and a dark smoke color. I thought it would be perfect, if I put a chevron pattern design to add a focal point to my living room. it would be the perfect conversation piece when i have guests over.

so, before getting started i recommend you lightly sand the surface down. Make sure to clean the dust after sanding. 

so, before getting started i recommend you lightly sand the surface down. Make sure to clean the dust after sanding. 

Initially the cork strips are meant to be used on your floors but, being the DIY expert that I am. I decided to revamp my old coffee table instead. 

Initially the cork strips are meant to be used on your floors but, being the DIY expert that I am. I decided to revamp my old coffee table instead. 

It's super to install. No power tools needed for this project. You'll need a pair of scissors, paint roller, measuring tape and latex contact adhesive. 

It's super to install. No power tools needed for this project. You'll need a pair of scissors, paint roller, measuring tape and latex contact adhesive. 

First, using your paint roller apply the adhesive. after applying the adhesive evenly, let it dry for 10minutes. It will stick better with the cork. 

First, using your paint roller apply the adhesive. after applying the adhesive evenly, let it dry for 10minutes. It will stick better with the cork. 

I cut the cork into 10 inch strips using scissors. I'm creating a chevron patter but you can create your own pattern. The design possibilities are endless. This unique coffee table features all three cork colors. 

I cut the cork into 10 inch strips using scissors. I'm creating a chevron patter but you can create your own pattern. The design possibilities are endless. This unique coffee table features all three cork colors. 

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don't worry about the excess cork hanging over. 

don't worry about the excess cork hanging over. 

Once the coffee table is covered with cork. Let it dry over for 24 hours. 

Once the coffee table is covered with cork. Let it dry over for 24 hours. 

Now it's time to cut the excess cork. I turned the coffee table over so I can have some kind of guidance around the table.

Now it's time to cut the excess cork. I turned the coffee table over so I can have some kind of guidance around the table.

What do you think of the transformation? Which design will you create? Head over to MyCorkFloor.com to get started on your next DIY project. Checkout my Instagram @CesarChavezDesign and YouTube for more design tips and inspiration on "How to design the home of your dreams at any budget." 

What do you think of the transformation? Which design will you create? Head over to MyCorkFloor.com to get started on your next DIY project. Checkout my Instagram @CesarChavezDesign and YouTube for more design tips and inspiration on "How to design the home of your dreams at any budget."