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How To Make A Marble Side Table

DIY Projects Aug 19, 2022

An easy weekend project!

Because you all loved the travertine side tables so much, I wanted to seek out more options to create a luxe piece that could elevate any space, that are simple to create. I love marble but it can be expensive and difficult to work with, so I was very excited to find an affordable option. I used ceramic tiles!

MATERIALS YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE A MARBLE SIDE TABLE:

How to make a marble Side Table

1

One pack of Gayafores tiles comes with five seperate tiles. Because these tiles are on the thinner side and only have one side with the marble design, I decided to glue them together using liquid nails to create two sturdy 'slabs' that have the design on both sides. I set aside the fifth tile to use as the table top.

2

Once they were dry, I used multi joint compound to fill in the sides of the two slabs and the edges of the fifth to keep a cohesive look between the tiles. This product dries light so it gives that nice slab edge look. Once the multi joint compound dried, I gave the edges a light sanding to smooth them out and blend them into the marble.

3

To assemble the base, I simply set the two slabs up in a 'V' shape and used liquid nails to glue them together where the edges overlapped, taping the pieces together to ensure the slabs stayed in place while drying.

4

Once the base was fully dry, I attached the fifth tile to the top using liquid nails.

5

The final step after the table top was secure and fully dry was to fill in the back of the base with multi joint compound.

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Voila!

There you go – super simple DIY with the most luxe finished look!

I loved the way this turned out that I also did a black marble one, which do you like more?

This post is in collaboration with Bunnings

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