Decoration of an old coffee table

Do you often change something in your life? Most likely, many will answer this question negatively. And it is in vain! Sometimes even a minor detail can work wonders: fill life with meaning, create a positive mood, and even change the worldview.
Start with the interior of the apartment! The result of your work will please every day not only you, but also all those who live with you. Let's try to embody an original idea - to make a stylish home accessory from an old coffee table.
So let's get down to work. The household found an unnecessary coffee table on three legs - this model was very popular in the 70-80s. last century.
coffee table

For decoration, we need the following materials:
• table top from the coffee table;
• beautiful thick fabric;
• expressive braid with tassels to match the fabric;
• linen elastic;
• Threads.
Decorating an old coffee table

In the process, 2 needles (curved and regular), scissors, a pin and a sewing machine will be used.
1. Turn off the legs from the table.
Unscrew the legs from the table

2Fold the fabric on the floor with the wrong side up. We cut the fabric according to the shape of the table-top so that the material protrudes beyond the borders of the board by 10-15 cm.
Decorating an old coffee table

3. We overcast the edges of the material on the sewing machine so that they are not frayed with further processing.
We overcast on the sewing machine

4. Fold the trimmed edge of the fabric on the wrong side by 1.5-2 cm and baited it.
Decorating an old coffee table

5. With the help of a small pin, we insert a linen elastic into the furrow formed and lightly pull it down.
Decorating an old coffee table

6. We spread the table top on the treated fabric, straighten the material.
Decorating an old coffee table

7. Carefully collect the fabric from the back side so that the assemblies are formed, and secure with threads.
Decorating an old coffee table

8. As a result of the manipulations, the tabletop should acquire the following form.
Decorating an old coffee table

9. Put the covered table top on the edge and proceed to sewing the braid. It is best to do this with a curved needle, however, you can use an ordinary needle.
Decorating an old coffee table

10. We continue to fasten the tape, evenly distributing it along the edge of the tabletop.
Decorating an old coffee table

11. Install the decorated tabletop on the edge of the sofa. If the back of the sofa and its side parts are at different levels, you need to level the height by placing a suitable wooden bar on the lower edge.If necessary, we sheathe it with a cloth and fix it on the surface so that it does not move.
Decorating an old coffee table

As a result of simple manipulations, an original object appeared in the apartment, which ideally fit into its interior. Good luck and success to you!


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