Hi Friends! I can’t believe a whole month has passed since our last Themed Furniture Thursday! May is flying by at record speed. I was just getting ready to start my floor demolition for my new hardwood floors when I shared this Pottery Barn Inspired Coffee Table for last month’s theme:
This month’s theme was much easier (or so I thought)…small tables. For this project I found the perfect table at my neighborhood yard sale:
This beauty was only $10.
Here’s how she turned out:
It looked so heavy and masculine before, but now it’s soft and pretty!
I started out by painting the entire piece in Behr’s Gray Morning that I made into DIY Chalk paint. This is an almost perfect match for Duck Egg blue.
I knew just what I wanted to do. I originally wanted to paint a clock face on the top, but after more than two hours of trying to get that right, I scrapped that idea.
Plan B: How about white stripes for the top?
They were also not meant to be. They just didn’t look right…so I painted the entire top white, over the blue.
What should have been a two or three hour project max turned into an all day affair!
I do love the bits of blue peeking through after sanding…
I have to say that although two attempts to create a unique table failed, I am very pleased with the end result. I always say if you get stumped on a piece, just start painting. The ideas will work themselves out.
Notice anything new and beautiful? (ahem hardwood floors cough) I still have to finish the trim off with quarter round, but I am so loving them!! I can’t wait to share my whole space. (Tour coming in June woohoo!) This is my entryway.
Update: See my Summer Home Tour now!
And this little table looks perfect with my new rug!
I was planning on putting this in my shop but it does look pretty there!
I finished it off with clear soft wax to seal.
Want more small table makeover inspiration? Check out my friends’ tables below!
P.S. Here are some of my favorite Themed Furniture Thursday pieces from the past!
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