Thursday, February 2, 2012

A Shabby Coffee Table

I picked up a set of two end tables and a coffee table...


This is what the tables looked like before, I LOVED the detail








I loved the coffee table... but the end tables were HUGE... in my family room
I'm not sure they really "fit" in with what I was looking for..

So I listed the set for sale on a local yard sale site... 

they sold fast! 

I was so proud to see them leave to go to a new home to be loved.



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13 comments:

  1. I love your coffee table. I would love to know what supplies you used in order to achieve this look. Is their a particular method you are using?

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    1. Hi Katie! Thank you so very much for your comment!!! For this piece all I really did was sand it down lightly using a sanding block.

      I used a coat of Kilz (I love primer) then I used white semi-gloss paint to paint the entire table.

      I very heavily distressed it with my sanding tool, "Mouse". I then cleaned it up and put on several coats of polycrylic.

      It is just a step process, but very easy!

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  2. They looked good before, but they look AMAZING now!

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    1. Thank you so very much. I wish I would have remembered to get a better "before" picture, the end tables were in better shape then the coffee table, it really did need some help :) Thank you again!

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  3. so so pretty! i just love those details that were hiding in that dark finish before!

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    1. Thank you so very much! I know, I knew they had some potential when I saw them! :) I am glad the white really enhanced all those pretty details!

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  4. Those tables have a beautiful detail. It looks great in white with the brown still showing through in the details...really makes it stand out. I would have snatched up those end tables!!!

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  5. Those tables are so pretty. The paint makes the details pop. We recently moved to NC and love it here.

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    1. Thank you Heidi, I am so glad you love living in North Carolina. It really is a beautiful state :)

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  6. This is beyond gorgeous!! I agree--I LOVE those details. What a great find, and beautiful refinish! Thanks for sharing at oopsey daisy!

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  7. Very nice remake. Thanks for linking up to I Made It! Monday. Can't wait to see what you share this week.

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