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Thursday, June 23, 2011

A Sweet Little Table

Hi All,
If you still question the power of paint, here’s a transformation that should put that to rest.
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Here is the round table that I picked up at a rummage sale for $5. (Playroom to Den)
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Look at the detail on the legs and the cute little wheels.
Starting with those great legs, I used Old White and Louis Blue Chalk Paint.
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After the second coat of Old White, I distressed the sides and the legs.  Lightly distressing the top to bring out some of the blue.
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You can see the blue under the white.  A few coats of wax finished her off.
And now she sits back in the Den, where she will be distressed even more by the kids.
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That is the power of paint!
Have a fabulous day!
Transformation Thursday @ The Shabby Chic Cottage
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Anonymous said...

Oh, no, I wasn't going to question the power of paint! I wouldn't stand a chance.

Kristin @ Yellow Bliss Road said...

Beautiful transformation Shannon! I esp love your comment that it will be distressed even more be the kids! Isn't that the truth!! LOL

Sherry Hicks said...

It is perfect now with your beautiful l shape!

Carrie @ Hazardous Design said...

Looks great with the rest of the space.
Oh yes! I believe in the power of paint!

Vintage Restyled said...

Thanks everyone for your comments and calls! Believe in the power of paint!

c.w.frosting said...

Very pretty! Paint is great. I have some items that need lightening up =)

-caroline @ c.w.frosting

michelle@decorandthedog said...

Definitely a believer! :)

Erin @ His and Hers said...

I never underestimate the power of paint! Gotta love $5 furniture! :)

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