Transformed 1940s folding card table

I have had this a couple of years. Cost two bucks. I spilled an entire pitcher of water on it a few days ago and in attempting to mop up the mess, saw that it was only a basic coating of (ripped) thick plastic stuff. Decided then and there to redo it. Old plasttic came off easily with a razor.
After drying with a hair dryer, I looked everywhere for old

roll of walllpaper. Measured a hundred times to be sure it would work out right. Not happy with the seam but what can ya do if that is the width of available paper?
I used a pair of tweezers to tuck in all edges but even after that finished look I wanted more, so added the only ric rac I had.
I hope it holds up. At least it is more pleasing to the eye now!

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This is so cute, fun and refreshing. I bet it really brightens the room!

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Cute! Who knew wallpaper could be so fun?

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That’s a great makeover!

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Nice save! Love the ric rac detail…so cute!

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Very nice and a definite improvement! The ric rac is the perfect finishing touch!

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The rickrack is the best. So sweet.

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Oh, this is so delightful! The rickrack is the perfect touch.

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What an adorable makeover! If that’s vinyl wallpaper, I bet it will hold up pretty dang well. That ric rac, though… ACK!

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Great makeover - and now you can change the wallpaper to fit the seasons! Hee :wink:

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Such a cute makeover!

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Wow, that is 1000x better! I love your choice of strawberry wallpaper and the additional rick rack decorative embellishment. It looks like a table on which to set up a tray of cupcakes. Or play a wicked game of cards… like everyone at the table is all cordial then when the cards come out… it’d be like my family. Fiercely competitive.

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What a transformation!

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That wallpaper is darling!

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What a good idea! I have some old card tables that are in poor condition too and this would be perfect for them.
I love the little berries!

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Huge fan of repair vs replace or trash. And I have contact paper on my sewing table and I’m 10 years in. Minus a couple small ripples, it’s still holding up well!

Great project! \m/

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Nice! You really made this into a treasure.

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Nice!! It’s super cute!

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