♥Side Table Before & After♥
Before and Afters are one of my favorite things to look at on blogs. I love seeing how things can be transformed from drabulous to fabulous:)
My daughter wanted a bedside table and had found some that she really liked at Pottery Barn. While very pretty, they are also very expensive!
me: Well, dear daughter, this is the perfect excuse to hit some thrift stores and see what we can find!!
11 yr. old daughter: Noooooo!!!!! (moans, moans, and more moans)
Lets just say she hasn't been bit by the "thrifting" bug and I don't see it happening anytime soon:)
Oh well, off we went moans and all and ended up finding this table for $9.99.
Gorgeous right?! Well, I saw the potential!
I'm sure daughter agreed with me just so we could get out of the store and be done with it!
The finish on the table was peeling badly,
and there was some water stains on top.
But, overall a good piece, with beautiful lines.
This was also my first time using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.
I did have to scrape off all the old yellow varnish that was peeling, but other than that, no other prep was needed with ASCP.
I did two coats of chalk paint in Old White and finished with her clear wax.
I just lightly brushed over the handles with the same paint.
Love the curvy lines.
*Btw, the picture on the table was another thrift find that I will post about another day.
Daughter ♥'s her table!
Have a great day,
Wow us Wednesdays
I'd love to have that table in my bedroom, its gorgeous! well done Michelle.
That's one of the things I miss most about living in London is finding such great bargains and doing them up...NZ doesnt really have a lot of good second hand shops :0(
It is so gorgeous now! I've heard so many great things about the chalk paint. Thanks for sharing. I hope to be able to use some on a project one day.
Did you really like using the chalk paint versus spray paint or regular paint? And how easy was the wax to apply? You did a really great job on the table! It's just beautiful! :)
Ooh, it looks wonderful!
Happy New Year!
I had to stop by and let you know, Your table turned out beautiful.. the Chalk paint is really a great medium.. Love it!
Michelle, it turned out beautifully! I know your daughter will remember this lesson when she's grown and buying her own furniture, not to mention she'll be remembering how her Mom painted that table just for her. :) I love the detail work on that piece...great find and fabulous metamorphosis!
I love it! You did a great job. I am going to run out to the garage right now because my husband has an old cheap coffee table he was going to cut up for firewood. I have to give that table another look with fresh eyes! Thank you, and happy new year my friend!
Stopping by from Met Monday! I just love these little frenchie pieces! Looks great!
WOW! I LOVE IT!
wow what a great makeover! loving this blog!!!
Just gorgeous! All that kind of french provincial furniture looks so pretty painted white!
What a beautiful after...can't wait to see it in the room!
Fantastic transformation! (I love the "Wish" banner that you hung on it!).
I would be thrilled if you would link this up at my very first Feature Friday FREE-FOR-ALL...going on right now (250 + links and growing...can you tell I'm excited??! : ))
P.S. I'm your newest follower. : )
THIS IS AWESOME!!!!!!! i have been putting off purchasing the chalk board paint and i have to get it NOW!!!!! thanks for the inspiration...a painting i will go!!!! as always my friend -- you are just brilliant! doxie hugs to you and yours : )!!!!
What a darling table make over.
I am a sucker for french provincial furniture! That is pretty much the only thing I will buy to paint. Its curvy lines and hardware just get me smiling! Love your make over and what a steal on it!! I would love to find a piece like this for just $10!
SO cute!! LOVE it! I am looking for end tables, new/old i really don't care, and I would be up for some repurposing=) just need some that will store toys and such so my living room doesn't look like a daycare center!!!=)
Beautiful! I'm on the hunt for a couple of end tables for my living room, myself and have never refinished anything myself. Thanks for some inspiration. I'm happy I stumbled on your blog through the Brambleberry Cottage.
Have a great day!
I'd love to invite you to share this on my Thingamajig Thursday party going on now.. http://radcrafter.com/2012/01/thingamajig-thursday-party-10/
The table turned out so cute! I have one similar to what you found that would look great painted like that. I had never heard of this paint, so will look for it. My youngest daughter didn't used to like going to all my favorite junking places, but now it's what we do together all the time. At some point, she caught the bug!
What a fabulous job! This is my first visit to your site, so I took some time to browse through your earlier entries. I'm so glad I did that. You've created a great spot for your readers to visit and I really enjoyed the time I spent here. I'll definitely be back. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary
Love this! I have 2 of these tables but mine have a marble insert on the top. I am thinking of painting everything cream but the top and leaving it stained wood which is actually in great shape.
Thanks for the inspiration!
Hello! I am visiting from Ruby Jean's! You did a beautiful job on that sweet little table! I just started using chalk paint last week, and let me tell you...I am hooked! I really enjoyed your post, and I will be pinning a pic of your made over table to my Annie Sloan Inspiration Pinterest board! Looking forward to following you, too!
Best Wishes and Blessings,
The end table is beautiful! Thanks for sharing. Warmly, Linda
Wow, this is absolutely beautiful!
Wow, that's amazing...great job!! Chalk paint is awesome, and your table had good "bones"...amazing transformation! ~Lorraine ♥♥♥
Great makeover and I'm wondering if grand daughters tune has changed...on the thrift thing.
Blissful Blessings ;-)
What a fabuous find! the table turned out so pretty! Funny how kids are, last summer my son got all into thrifting and even "treasure hunting' on big trash day with us. He brought home all kinds of lovely little goodies he couldn't believe people were throwing away!
Fast forward one year... he will NOT be caught dead treasure hunting and hates the thrift stores.
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