You've seen this style table a million times. I didn't get a "before" photo but it was in a dark stain with a leatherette insert on the top tier. It's solid wood and was in pretty good shape but obviously very dated and in need of a facelift, so I started by painting it black and distressing it.
Here's where the grain sack comes in
I love that such a versatile old standby now has a current look.