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Painting a Border on a Glass-Top Desk

How to make a plain glass-top desk sparkle by adding a new silver border.

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painting a border on glass top desk
  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Difficulty

    Easy to Moderate


Step 1: Paint the Desk Legs and Tape the Border

Paint the desk legs with silver paint.

Flip over the silver top, then lay two strips of tape along the table edge. Remove the outside piece to create a border.

create lattice pattern with tape

Step 2: Paint the Border

Paint the border silver (Image 1).

Take a damp cloth along the edge of the table to remove excess paint (Image 2).

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