how to apply contact paper to coffee table

How to Apply Contact Paper to a Coffee Table

Contact paper is an inexpensive way to give a new look and feel to a coffee table. Applying contact paper to a coffee table can be a straightforward and cost-effective way to freshen up the look of a space without the expense of full re-finishing.

What You Need to Get Started

You will need:

  • Contact paper
  • Razorblade
  • Utility knife
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Soft cloths

Steps to Apply the Contact Paper

  • Clean the surface. Wipe the table to remove any dirt, fingerprints and oils, using a soft cloth.
  • Measure and cut the contact paper. Measure the length and width of the table and then the contact paper accordingly.Use a ruler,pencil and utility knife to cut the contact paper.
  • Peel off the backing of the contact paper. Peel off the contact paper’s backing and place it on the table one area at a time and use your hands to smooth it onto the table’s surface.
  • Trim the edges. Use a razor blade to carefully trim away any excess contact paper along the edges of the table.
  • Finish off. Use a soft cloth to smooth out any bubbles or wrinkles and press the contact paper in place.

Applying contact paper to a coffee table can be a quick and easy way to give your table a fresh new look. With just a few materials and a little bit of time, you can have your coffee table looking like new in no time.

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