Wednesday, August 31, 2011

gray half table

Sorry I don't have more pictures of this transformation. This is one of those Mom/A.D.D./crazy lady moments....:)
I was taking pictures and realized that they were being taken on my internal memory on my camera...(the sd card was in my computer...:))
SOOOO I went in to find the "DOO-HICKEY" that transfers from camera to computer and could not find
said "doo hickey" is at that point, while primer was drying and air compressor was charging that I said
So here is what I do have.....My friend Michelle saved me this table from the trash.
It was black and very very very beat up. I had to sand the heck out of it and primer it a couple times. Once that was done, I used
Rust-Oleums satin gray spray paint that I had left from a previous project and
gave this baby a couple coats. When she was nice and dry, I distressed the heck out of her.
Since she was already beat up around the edges it worked out nice, and I love how the details on the
leaves really pop with the distressing.

Once the paint was dry and she was distressed I
gave her a couple coats of lacquer.
I really do wish you could have seen how bad she looked before..but alas its not to be..:)
So here is how she now looks....

I hope you have a BEAUTIFUL day.

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Handy Man, Crafty Woman said...

Great architecture to this piece! Love the renovation! Thank you for linking to Wicked Awesome Wednesday!

Cassie Bustamante said...

i loooove that color! awesome!

Korrie@RedHenHome said...

What a lovely table! That leaf scrollwork is beautiful.

Art Is Beauty said...

Thanks ladies...:)

Kahli said...

I want that table! The detail is so lovely an ornate. And gray is a favorite color of mine!

Ashley said...

o i love it!!! love the grey

Just Jaime said...

Love it!

Anonymous said...

great makeover!!


The table has a beautiful arquitechture to it and now with your makeover it's fabulous! Hugs, FABBY

Anonymous said...

oh my gosh.. this is totally gorgeous.. loved loved the makeover!! :-)

Grace @ Sense and Simplicity said...

Gray is a great choice for the table - love the scrolly detail around the top.

Something Nice and Pretty said...

I love the leaf scrollwork too! I'm going to do a dresser in "Cottage Gray" but I'm hesitant to start but after seeing how pretty your table is I think I'll give it a go!