Monday, October 15, 2012

Upcycled Kids Table/Confessions of a Board Game Addicted Family

Are your kids as destructive as a swarm of locusts like mine? 

We have a 5, 3, and 1 year old who can produce wear and tear on any household object like a pro.

This little card table is so handy at our house for board games, if you know us you will know our LOVE of board games!

So with little money, here is a quick DIY. These tables are main stars at Goodwill and yard sales, so if you see one for 5 bucks it will be well worth the investment. 

I wanted to include this picture because my simple DIY started out as an epic FAIL. I had the great idea to do this in silver.... it did not look cute at all.

What I used was two cans of spray paint, apply an even coat. Some decorative duct tape and some scraps of card stock. Only because I ran out of duct tape, but I'll claim that was my design intent.  ;)

Apply your design of paper or tape, a few layers of mod podge, and a clear spray sealant and.....

Hungry Hungry Hippos

Doggie Doo

Doggie Doo

 This game is fun and gross; two good board game qualities. 

I told you we like our board games.... 

 Thanks for reading and I promise to not be a stranger for so long this time. I am still humbled and impressed by all the people who read this. 

Poor Badger