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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Simple Table Makeover

I scored two lovely tables.  Neither one was too pretty to begin with.  But once they were coated in paint, that all changed.

Cottage Treasures 017

I liked the detail, but the finish was blah.

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Louis Blue to the rescue!

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Ignore the dead grass, I needed to be outside at this point!

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I love the detail.

The second table is a bit taller and wider than the first.  It can serve as a coffee or a side table. 

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Old White saved this one.

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So are you a blue or a white fan?



Sharing at a few parties:

Power Of Paint @ Domestically Speaking
Swing Into Spring Wednesday @ DIY by Design
White Wednesday @ Faded Charm
Wow Us Wednesday @ Savvy Southern Style
Piece of Work Wednesday @  Primitive & Proper
Good Life Wednesday @ A Beach Cottage

Open House Thursday @ No Minimalist Here
Strut Your Stuff Thursday @ Somewhat Simple
Transformation Thursday @ The Shabby Chic Cottage
100 Ideas Under $100 @ Beyond The Picket Fence

Furniture Feature Friday @ Miss Mustard Seed

Remodelaholic Friday @ Remodelaholic


mercedes scott said...

Shannon, both of your tables came out beautifully! If I had to vote, I would go with the white... but it's close! Can't wait to see where you put them. :)

Alissa said...

Lovely! I really want to try chalk paint!

michelle@decorandthedog said...

There are both very pretty...if I have to choose..I'm going to go with the blue one! I love the detail on the front of it!

Renee said...

Love these! Very clever!

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

The both look great.

Cassie Bustamante said...

both of those tables are beautiful! i especially love the louis blue one and those details! and what dead grass? i don't see any dead grass.

Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

I love them both but I tend to go with the white. However, I just got the duck egg blue chalk paint and am getting ready to give it a try!

Honey at 2805 said...

Both of the tables are lovely! I really like that Louis Blue color!

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Pretty Unique Furniture said...

The white is my favourite :)

h said...

It's amazing what some paint can do! I've been considering experimenting with some milk paint. Interesting stuff.

The Painted Parlor said...

Very cute! They both turned out beautifully. I especially love the white one :)


KiminFL said...

Love them both. I'm addicted to chalk paint, but find I am being a little too "fussy" with some of the things I'm painting - meaning I'm using too many colors on certain pieces. Your pieces are beautiful and simple. Probably so pretty because they're simple! Thanks for sharing.

Debbiedoos said...

Great color for sure. I have tried the duck egg blue and Aubusson Blue. Come join in my newbie party sometime. I host one every Monday.

Jessica Monte said...

I like both! By chalk paint, do you mean paint that you use to turn a surface into a chalkboard? Just curious because I'd like to give this a try.

abeachcottage said...

They both look great. Love the uniqueness of the first table though.

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pinar said...

I am a white fan .. but love the blue too =)

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