Hi friends and welcome to Project #20 of my March Madness, 31 Thrifty Makeovers in 31 days series! Today is a fun one because I am not only sharing a thrifty makeover of my own as part of March Madness, but at the bottom, there are 24 VERY TALENTED gals sharing these fun projects too:
But first things first…yesterday I shared my Mason Jar Blue Headboard Bench and promised something pretty to go with it.
This is a table that my Mom painted a while ago and had stored in her attic:
She used to paint and sell furniture pieces like this like hotcakes back in the day! I dragged this out of her attic and put it in my booth, but unfortunately nobody appreciates the pretty lighthouse scene I guess.
I wanted to do something different with it that might appeal to more buyers, and I did not have the heart to paint over her beautiful work so…
I covered it with fabric! I’m including a few affiliate links so you can find the products I use. Read my full disclosure here.
That’s the headboard bench I shared yesterday in the background! I love them together.
I purchased this fabric at Hancock Fabrics from the bolted decorator fabric section.
I used Lesley Riley’s Transfer Artist Paper to transfer this Paris image. (Origin unknown, probably The Graphic’s Fairy)
If you’ve been following me for a while, this isn’t the first time you’ve seen this graphic or this TAP used. You can see how I used it here also as well as how it works:
Black graphics transfer best in my experience.
I didn’t want to make the top too busy since part of it will probably be covered by décor pieces.
I also sanded the edges to bring out the pretty details.
I added a piece of cotton lace to the inside edge to add a little detail:
It also hides where the fabric didn’t come completely to the edge.
If you ever wanted a break from the French feel, just change the fabric or…
cover it up!
I don’t know about you, but I am loving the new feel of this sweet little table!
And I’m glad I could change it up without destroying what my Mom created. That will be a fun surprise for someone to uncover some day!
If you’re looking for more awesome DIY projects, these talented blogging friends…
… are sharing their own awesome projects at the links below:
If you missed any posts in this fun March Madness series, you can catch up here:
Here are a couple of projects you might have missed this week:
Tomorrow I’ll share what I did with the fabric I had left over from this table and these thrift store finds:
UPDATE: No need to wait, see it HERE now!
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