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Monday, June 18, 2012

Table revamped with Chalk Paint

A few weeks ago I bumped into a fellow Heritage Square Antique Mall vendor while thrifting.  Beth and I both looked at this table for quite a while.  She ultimately talked me into getting it.

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I loved all the detail so I dragged it to the cottage so I could jazz her up.

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I painted the legs first, using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint – Provence.

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I distressed the details and then used clear and dark wax to create a worn and wonderful patina.

The top of the table featured a painted design – perhaps a bit art decco?

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Overall, the top was in pretty bad shape.  I debated salvaging this design, but decided against it.

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I’m in the process of finishing up a mate for this table.  You’ll have to stay tuned.

I picture this being used as a desk, but it will make a darling dining table or an entry piece.  The detail is fabulous!

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She will be available soon.

Have a great Monday!



Beth said...

Love it!! So glad you decided to buy this piece! I knew you could bring it back to life and make it look fabulous!! And that was fast!! I have not even touched the cedar chest yet but it has been calling my name! haha! Fantastic job as always!!

Lisa said...

I always want to buy furniture and redo it but I haven't taken the plunge. Your photo tutorials like this make it look so easy- and the result is beautiful. Maybe I can.. ;-)

Jamie said...

It looks amazing, so a great color

KateH said...

Is the top a different shade or a clear wax finish (vs. the bottom w/a dark wax?)? tx

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