Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Side Table Redo

So, remember when I told you about how my mother dragged me all over Amish country to find a thrift store?  Yeah... still a little bitter about that.  Anyhoo, I did find a little something at that thrift store, something that made my husband question my commitment to de-cluttering.


I'm calling it a 'side table'.  I'm sure that all you real decorators know it by some fancy-pants name but unfortunately, my fancy pants are at the cleaners.  I set the husband to work stripping no less than four coats of paint off this bad boy...


He says there's something satisfying about stripping all that old paint off.  I thought it looked really gross.


Doesn't it look like a giant blew his nose all over this paper?  Ugh.


After the hubs stripped it and sanded it for about a million years, I painted the legs white and stained the top with a walnut... the hubs finished it up with a polyurethane coat and IT WAS DONE.  It probably seemed like it took longer than it actually did because it's been SO HOT HERE I CAN'T STAND IT.  At any rate, it's done.


I love it!

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11 comments:

  1. Lovely, wish I had the energy you have. :)

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  2. Your new side table looks fantastic. It looks very expensice. well done.
    Carolx

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  3. Wow, it looks great. Very impressive. Aren't you glad you went to that thrift store?

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  4. That is a beautiful transformation. And, I love that you had your husband do some of the work...even better! I love the white mixed with the stained top. Really well done!

    Stay cool and happy 4th.

    And, the *stay cool* reference reminds me of signing 8th grade years books. Have a great summer and stay cool :)

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  5. Love it too! Good job done from your hands once again!

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  6. Wow. It's beautiful! Nice work. Jealous that your hubby helps. Mr. L2D will only use power tools if I ask really nice.

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  7. Wow!! It looks really nice. I love how it turned out.

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