We’ve all seen these DIY facet tables that contain hairpin legs or one thing related, however as a lot as I like that fashion, it doesn’t fairly really feel as unique because it as soon as did. So, I began trying round to see what different kinds of choices I would be capable of discover for desk legs once I determined to make my very own facet desk for the visitor bed room and stumbled upon one thing that I actually type of love.
The completed venture doesn’t appear like a DIY in any respect. Does it? And the clear metallic legs mixed with the pink terrazzo tabletop give it some persona with out being overbearing. My type of venture! Click on via to see how I made this DIY facet desk, full with assets for creating your individual.
Supplies Wanted to Make a Distinctive Trendy Aspect Desk
- metallic plant stand (obtainable in two sizes – mine is the 11 inch diameter)
- heavy responsibility glue that may bond metallic and stone (gorilla glue or E6000 are each good choices)
- terrazzo spherical serving platter (obtainable in pink or gray – every choice is nearly 12 inches in diameter)*
*These are pretty heavy and actually good high quality (it’s precise terrazzo, not a paint therapy or printed design). Purchased mine whereas touring in London, however I discovered the very same one on-line (it’s linked above).
As an alternative choice, this pink marble platter is similar dimension because the terrazzo and can be a extremely cool tabletop as nicely, if terrazzo isn’t your factor. Or for a brilliant budget-friendly choice, you would go along with a wooden spherical that’s barely bigger than the diameter of the plant stand. You’ll see a DIY instance of a wooden tabletop model of this in my minimal trendy balcony makeover from earlier this 12 months.
The way to Make a Distinctive Trendy Aspect Desk
To make your individual DIY facet desk, all it’s important to do is apply the heavy responsibility glue across the high ridge of the plant stand based on the directions on the glue’s packaging. Then, connect the terrazzo platter to the highest and permit it to dry (once more based on directions on the glue’s packaging).
Within the the first step photograph, you’ll see the underside of the terrazzo platter has a ridge. This isn’t crucial for the tabletop to bond to the metallic, so if you wish to seek for a special tabletop choice that could be a fully flat piece, with no ridge on the underside, that may work simply as nicely.
And that’s it! As soon as the glue has fully dried and bonded the 2 items collectively, it’s all set and able to use.
Personally, I adore it as a facet desk for my visitor bed room, however it might additionally would as an out of doors patio piece, lounge facet desk, and even as a brilliant fancy plant stand, for those who wished to go that route.
Images by Amelia Lawrence
Styling Brittni Mehlhoff