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How to Paint Decorative Stripes on a Table

Learn how painted stripes can easily be applied to give a table a modern look. .

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paint decorative stripes on table
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  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Difficulty

    Easy to Moderate


Step 1: Sand the Table and Apply the Primer

Lightly sand the table with sand paper.

Apply primer on the table, then allow it to dry.

Step 2: Apply Different Widths of Tape

Add two different width tapes, alternating between the two sizes all the way across the top.

Remove every other piece of tape, then use an artist brush to paint between the lines.

Remove the remaining tape.

apply different widths of tape to table top

Step 3: Draw the Pinstripes

Finally, mark the inside center of every other strip, then use a ruler and a paint pen to draw the pinstripes alongside the stripe painted earlier.