Take any table in your house that you want to change and apply this technique. It will be a new table.
You have to bear in mind that if you cannot find colored newspaper, you can use a common one and give it color with a very diluted aniline alcohol wash. If you want to know how to do it, look at this article.
First of all, apply a coat of water-based paint to the entire table to seal the wood. Let it dry. Cut the newspaper sheets by hand into pieces of approximately 5 x 5 cm. Perform the “cartapesta” technique by gluing the pieces of paper with glue until the table’s entire surface is covered, except the lid.
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Then seal with shellac, all parts of the table covered with aluminum foil. Rinse some sectors by passing a cloth soaked in alcohol.
Photocopy the chosen motif and cut the sheet’s photocopy into several parts, as if it were a puzzle, stick it on the tabletop with wallpaper glue. Let it dry.
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He then seals the lid foil with shellac stained with the sepia pigment. Passes an alcohol wipe to illuminate.
Finally, varnish the entire table to protect.
Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff