how do you paint waves on glass coffee table

How to Paint Waves on Glass Coffee Table

Painting waves on a glass coffee table can add a beautiful and unique touch to any living space. Read on to learn exactly how you can achieve this look!

What you’ll need:

  • Sharp pencil
  • Tape measure or ruler
  • Painter’s tape
  • White or off-white craft paint
  • Sea spray texture medium
  • Faux finish brushes
  • Sea sponge
  • Matte varnish in spray or brush on formula

Step by Step Instructions:

  1. Use a sharp pencil to make a reference mark on the table about 4-6 inches from each edge.
  2. Measure and mark 1 inch outward from the reference mark. This will become the edge of your wave painting.
  3. Use the painter’s tape to protect the table from the paint.
  4. Mix the white or off-white craft paint with the sea spray texture medium in a 1:1 ratio.
  5. Stir or shake the mixture until it is blended and bubbly.
  6. Pour the mixture onto the table and spread it evenly, using the faux finish brushes.
  7. Using the sea sponge, dab and pull the mixture outward from the reference marks.
  8. Continue dabbing and pulling until you create a wave pattern. Let the paint dry.
  9. Once the paint has dried, apply a matte varnish onto the surface to seal the design.


Creating a beautiful wave design on a glass coffee table is an easy and effective way to spruce up any living space. With this easy guide and the right supplies, you’ll have a stunning glass coffee table in no time!

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