Decorating & Design

July 19, 2016

DIY: Patterned Tile Coffee Table

This porcelain beauty has all the patina of an encaustic tile but stands up to spills and steals the spotlight when featured center stage on a living room coffee table.

  1. To make the tiled top, cut a piece of plywood to the size of your tile arrangement, attach the tiles with construction adhesive and grout seams.
  2. Set the board on a table with a top roughly the same size and attach sections of 2″-high trim around the outside edge to finish.
  3. To keep it from being pushed off, secure the board to the tabletop from underneath with screws or construction adhesive.
Author: Kristen Koch

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