Thursday, September 6, 2012

Petite Peacock Table


Hello my Beauties! I hope the day is finding you well!
I had a horrible case of the allergies yesterday so hopefully by the time
you are reading this those have gone and past and I can get crackin on some more Projects.
Today I thought I would show you a cute little PEACOCK table I did a few
weeks back.

I got this at a garage sale for $5 along with my MAISON TABLE.
It wasn't looking too good, but I hoped to take care of that.


The first thing I did after scrubbing it down and getting off all the  spider webs and eggs was give it
a nice quick coat of  Ce Ce Caldwell's Destin Gulf.  I thinned it way down to just sort of give it a wash. Then used my AGED wax brush and waxed it and buffed it when it was dry.
I loved the patina it gave the table. Now you know I could have left well enough alone; but HONESTLY...when have you EVER known me to do that....:)

I quick grabbed one of my Krink pens and drew on a cute PETITE PEACOCK.

Then I distressed the whole thing. I love that it gives the table just a little POP of something.

Hopefully it will go to making someones home BEAUTIFUL.
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13 comments:

Laurian Zimmerman said...

I'll buy it!!!!!!

Shannon at Fox Hollow Cottage said...

If you left well enough alone... it wouldn't look like "you" when it was done ;) Beautiful!

Bliss said...

It's a cutie.... right on the heels of your world famous dresser.

~Bliss~

Danni Baird @ Silo Hill Farm said...

That is fabulous! I love that you just painted on the design yourself! You have a great eye for just what made that little table sweet!

Kathryn J Cain said...

Of course it will sell,it has your touch...I did a similar table in size ect...mine sold within 1 week, I like yours more so.....My Krink pens should be here soon...I could use them on some signs for my grandkids...hope the allergy fairy stays away

Donna Wilkes said...

The peacock was the perfect touch with that color! It made the table so special.

Distressed Donna Down Home

Merri Jo said...

CUTE, CUTE, CUTE!! I love how your little flourish is just the right thing!!
I feel for you with the allergies--here in the Chi-burbs, the mold counts is higher than EVER!!

Kerryanne @ Shabby Art Boutique said...

The table is such a gorgeous colour Karin. Thank you for sharing at Shabbilicious Friday.

Between Blue and Yellow said...

Too cute! I love that little detail in the corner, beautiful work.

Jennifer said...

Cute! Thanks for stopping by for our Pretty Things Party. Hope to see you again next week!

SayNotSweetAnne said...

I just love this!! I totally agree with you that sometimes, things just need a little "pop"! That peacock is awesome! If you have a minute, I'd love for you to link up to Sweet Sharing Monday - http://saynotsweetanne.com/2012/sweet-sharing-monday-22/

Cathy @ My 1929 Charmer said...

Love it, and you creativity never ceases to amaze me. I'm all about "pop", not a monochrome women at all. I can so relate to your allergies, I've been suffering all summer - they've been horrible in Chicago! Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration with Sunday’s Best – you helped make the party a success!

Full Circle Creations said...

I love this table! Great job. I'm featuring as my pick for last weeks features that I missed for the 14th All Star Block Party.

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