Vintage Bedside Table DIY

An Upcycle Project with Feast Watson Prooftint in Brown Japan

Trends move fast, fads come and go - So today, we're returning to a classic, traditional style. @hausandvogue breathed life into a vintage bedside table with Feast Watson Prooftint in Brown Japan. This rich stain adds warmth, sophistication, and a touch of vintage allure. Stripping away old coatings exposes the timber's natural beauty, which is then enriched by the deep tones of Brown Japan. The timber stain doesn't merely coat; it becomes an integral part of the wood, seamlessly merging the old with the renewed.
A protective layer of Feast Watson Timber Floor Wax ensures longevity, preserving the piece's charm and imparting a matt sheen. Read on to learn how you can recreate this look.

Bedside table makeover by @hausandvogue

What you'll need

woodstain colours
Feast Watson Prooftint™
Brown Japan
Timber Floor Wax
Feast Watson Timber Floor Wax
Twisted Paper Rope
Wood Glue
Safety gear (Protective Glasses, Clothing, Ear coverings and a mask)

Go back to bare

  1. Using sandpaper, remove any existing coatings from your piece.
  2. Wipe the timber with a clean cloth, ensuring you remove all sanding dust.

Bedside table

Time to stain

  1. Use a cloth to apply a coat of Feast Watson Prooftint in Brown Japan.
  2. Allow to dry before applying a second coat. If you would like to deepend the colour, apply an additional coat.
  3. Allow to dry completely.

Prooftint in Brown Japan

The final step

  1. Use a cloth to apply a coat of Feast Watson Timber Floor Wax. This will fully develop the Prooftint colour and provide your timber with protection.
  2. Allow to dry completely.

@hausandvogue staining a bedside table

Add decoration

  1. Tightly wrap the Twisted Paper Rope around the base of the bedside table and fix in place with wood glue. Continue this method until the base is fully covered. 
  2. Complete this process but in the opposite direction.
Enriched by Feast Watson Prooftint in Brown Japan, this classic restoration blends tradition and sophistication seamlessly. Embark on your own journey of transforming old into renewed charm by selecting one of our Prooftint hues.

Traditional bedside table transformation

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