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DIY Grain Sack Striped Kitchen Table

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Welcome friends! For this month’s Pinterest Challenge I am sharing a DIY grain sack striped kitchen table. This classic drop leaf table is on its’ second makeover. It sat in my basement for a while and unfortunately was damaged in a recent move. Nothing some paint and frog tape couldn’t fix!

Grain Sack Striped Table Our Crafty Mom

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When I was working on a kitchen update for the One Room Challenge, I wanted to have a table in the dining area, but there wasn’t a ton of room. This long, narrow drop-leaf table was the perfect size. You can see the kitchen reveal here. When HANDy Paint reached out to me, the timing was perfect! I love to refinish furniture, but to be honest, a lot of time I don’t have the right supplies, so I’m always scrambling to make do with what I do have. But I learned a valuable lesson with this table! Having the right tools, makes a huge difference in completing the project. You can see the original Pin that inspired me here.

DIY Grain Sack Striped Kitchen Table


Handy Paint Trays

Using the HANDy Paint Cup from HANDy Paint made such a huge difference. Check out this video which shows just how HANDy 🙂 this tool is:

I saved so much time having the cup filled and not having to worry about holding the paint can or jar. Also, I am a messy painter and this makes clean up so easy! I gave the table two coats of the Fusion Mineral Paint. I let it dry overnight.

frog tape

Next up, I used Frog Tape to measure out the grain sack stripe that I wanted and painted the stripes with a leftover gray paint that I had in my stash.

diy grain sack striped table

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close up frog tape

Peel the tape off while the paint is still wet. If necessary, touch up any areas that are not clean, but this tape works really great. 

The white against the gray legs is a nice contrast. This table will be great for the Holidays as I can use it as a buffet table and can open the leaf if needed. 

leaf open on table

I still have to add a clear wax to the table and will definitely do that before the Holidays. 

finished table grain sack stripe

Thank you to Erlene from My Pinterventures for hosting this Pinterest Challenge. I hope you will check out some of the bloggers projects below. There is so much inspiration!

To join next month’s #pinterestchallenge, click here to sign-up ⇒ December Pinterest Challenge

Now let’s see what other things Pinterest inspired! Head over and visit the other hosts to see what they crafted, cooked, built, or tried!

Pinterest Challenge Blog Hop

Erlene – My Pinterventures • Alexandra – Eye Love Knots
Joanne – Our Unschooling Journey • Laurie – My Husband Has Too Many Hobbies
Jenny – Cookies Coffee and Crafts • Kristie – Teadoodles
Beverly – Across the Boulevard • Sam – Raggedy Bits
Debra – Shoppe No. 5
Gail – Purple Hues and Me
Chelsea – Making Manzanita • Susan – Suzer Space
Julie – Sum of their Stories • T’onna – Sew Crafty Crochet
Michelle – Our Crafty Mom • Lisa – Blogghetti
Marie – The Inspiration Vault • Kelley – Simply Inspired Meals
Debbee – Debbee’s Buzz • Shirley – Intelligent Domestications
Roseann – This Autoimmune Life • Terri – Our Good Life
Lydia – Lydia’s Flexitarian Kitchen • Emily – Domestic Deadline
 Lynne – My Family Thyme
 Lauren – Mom Home Guide

What’s Next:


Grain Sack Painted Bench

cherry pie

Cherry Sweet Rolls

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Sunday 25th of November 2018

Great new look for the table and perfect for farmhouse decor! Turned out lovely. Pinning

Lauren | Mom Home Guide

Sunday 25th of November 2018

What a pretty project! You did a wonderful job.


Saturday 24th of November 2018

I love drop leaf tables. The way you updated this is darling


Wednesday 21st of November 2018

The table turned out so good, I love the addition of the grain stripes. The Handy Cups are great. I tend to be so sloppy so I am always interested in products to help me out.

Debbee M

Wednesday 21st of November 2018

You did an awesome job. Love those stripes. And gray and white are so in these days.

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