70s-Inspired Sunburst Table

70s-Inspired Sunburst Table

Posted by DecoArt on Aug 20th 2020

Spread 70s sunshine on a side table with Americana® Chalky Finish™.


    • painter's tape
    • clean cloth
    • circle template
    • small brush
    • medium flat brush
    • flea market or thrift store find
    • ruler
    • pencil or paint pen


    1. Wipe the table clean with a cloth. Use a template to create the circle, placing the circle off-center and tracing with either a white pencil or paint pen. Use a ruler to draw lines from the circle out to the edge of the table to create sun rays in varying widths.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use painter's tape to mask off the sun rays (just a few at a time). Use a small brush for narrow areas and a medium flat brush to paint the wider parts in Innocence. Peel off the painter's tape.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Continue this process around the table, this time with Delicate. (Be sure the paint is dry before starting a new color)
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Continue this process painting more sun rays in Escape and Cherish. Let dry.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Use a medium brush to paint the circle in Cherish.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Use a medium flat brush to paint the perimeter of the table in Gold.
    12. Instruction #6