Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Life is better AT the Lake~


So as you guys know I did a "at the beach" coffee table a couple of weeks ago.
I got so many wonderful comments on it and many of them were saying...Make a "at the creek"
OR "at the Lake" So I decided to take a coffee table I had up in my shed that I was never really happy with and transform that.

I got out my homemade chalk paint again and painted the top and then wrote on
"life is better at the Lake"  (since I live only 20 minutes from Lake Michigan)

I painted on the letters and distressed them and when it was done I dry brushed a light stencil over the center. I liked that these kind of look like star fish. :)

I know this is a short and sweet post, but I have been busting through some major projects this week
and we leave for a 24 hour straight through car trip ( with 4 kids..EEEK) to see both sets of parents for
Spring Break, so as you can imagine...I am a little bit pressed for time..:)
So with that said, I am going to try and listen to some of the tables I have painted and just enjoy
some R&R at the Beach!
I hope you all have a wonderful and BEAUTIFUL spring break.
I will see you on the flip side.
Hugs, Karin
 
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11 comments:

Vintage Paints said...

Have a great spring break, Karin! I'm wishing you tons of fun and safe travels!

Phyllis@Around the House said...

I adore your signs tney are so cute and look so time worn...love that and of course the cool colors...I am your newest follower...

Janel@hatingmartha said...

Oh sweet! It looks beautiful! Thank you for linking up to the Stinky Linky party!

Mrs.B said...

Love it! We live at The Lake! :)

thistlewoodfarm said...

What an amazing project! I think I have just found a new use for an old desk I have! Perfect for my back porch for spring.

Thanks for linking to our "It's a Cinch" party.

blessings,
karianne

Linda @ it all started with paint said...

I just love this project especially since I live near the lake ... Lake Michigan, that is!

Thanks so much for linking up to our Cinch party!

:)

Linda
www.itallstartedwithpaint.com

Eclectically Vintage said...

Life is always better near water and I love this cute little bench!

Enjoy your spring break (brave gal - both sets of parents)!!

So glad you joined our Cinch party!
Kelly

The Answer Is Chocolate said...

This turned out great. It's absolutely perfect!

1House1Couple said...

Awesome makeover! I love it and the way you put all the decors. It looks totally marine-inspired. Good job! :)

~Lisha

p.s. I found you through Lori's blog at bleak2unique. I'm your newest linky follower! if you want you can linky follow me back at onehouseonecouple.blogzam.com :)

Karah @ thespacebetweenblog said...

This is so beautiful...would fit in perfect at my house! Thanks so much for sharing this at our Cinch party! Karah

reFresh reStyle said...

Love it!