Friday, January 18, 2013

Another Dogwood Makeover for an old table

Good Morning my Beauties! I know I showed you a sneak peek of this a couple of weeks ago, but
I finally got around to photographing it...and it was not easy..we had lots and lots of clouds and gray...but good for pictures...NO SNOW...:)
so please excuse the pictures.

I have been saving this end table for a while...(fact is I forgot I had it...My hubby had helped me "organize" one of the sheds this summer, and to him...that was pretty much stacking everything like
Jenga blocks so until I had worked through some bigger pieces..I had forgotten it was there)

You can see, it was very very beat up. I didn't care that it was that beat up because of the front..
I just loved it.

So one day when I had finally gotten into the shed and RE-discovered this table
I decided to slap on some of my CeCe Caldwells California Gold paint. 
After it was dry I was trying to decide what to do next..
Well I had just done my BEST of and saw my other Dogwood Dresser.
I MISSED it...I thought..I love Dogwoods so much, ( We planted one after my Dad died and I look forward to it blooming every Spring)
Soooo, why not do another one..they make me happy.

I started drawing on my dogwood with pencil...

Then I started using my Krink Permanent Paint Pen to draw it on.
As you can see...I can NEVER stay in the lines...Its just the way I am...:)

Here it is almost done..I had sprayed the handles silver, but decided they needed more PUNCH

So I used my Krink pen to color the knobs too...

Here she is...all old beat up table...turned into something with meaning
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Unknown said...

Beautiful job! I love the dogwood motif on the top! For the outlines, did you just erase them after you were done with the paint pen? Thanks for sharing this!

Kathryn J Cain said...

love it and no true artist stays in the lines the look and the thoughts of your Dad and doing a dogwood art ....have your ever read the grandfather tree...I need to refind it....trees and dads...they have a tie...

Pam Zirbel said...

Gorgeous!! I love the color you painted the table. I have quite a few old [50+ yr old tables!] that were left to me from my parents' home] tables and cant wait to redo them!! Just have to find the right color to paint them. People think I am nuts for painting old Mahogony furniture...but I just cant wait!!! Thank you!

Pamela said...

That turned out so very pretty!

annies home said...

love your work looks great
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Ivy & Co said...

what a fun piece! found you at sweet boutique. i love the drawer detail and the red artwork on top. Party at my place if you feel like stopping by!

Unknown said...

Very cool! I lOVE the design on top, that is so original and beautiful. Thanks so much for sharing on Super Sweet Saturday.

Amy Jo said...

It looks amazing!!!! So pretty. Are you keeping this one? :)

Cathy @ My 1929 Charmer said...

Beautiful dogwood table, so very pretty. I really think the dogwood on top just makes that table pop. Great job!

Danielle said...

What a fantastic table. I love the front detail and that dogwood on top is so pretty. Thanks for sharing it at Silver Pennies Sundays! x

Athena at Minervas Garden said...

Pretty, pretty table, Karin! You are so good--never in a million years could I freehand draw something like that and have it turn out! I am also going to have to look for those Krink pens--I don't think I've ever seen them before, but can imagine they are pretty useful for all sorts of tiny painting spots--clever idea to use them on the hardware. Have a great weeK!

Mandy Hank said...

The flower on top just makes the table! I love it :)

Just wanted to stop in and say hello from Monday Funday party!

Mandy @ The Hankful House

Mary Mollica, Owner & Artist of The Decorative Paintbrush said...

Hey Karin! Love this piece! Great place to eat a fun dessert! LOL!

Jodi said...

having grown up with a yard full of 3 dogwoods.. LOVING this piece. stopping in from twelveoheight :)

jessiekays said...

Great makeover I love it!

Jedi Craft Girl said...

That looks amazing!!!

Unknown said...

Beautiful Table! I would love to have the ability to draw free hand like that! You are very, very talented! Amazing work!!!

Anonymous said...

Very cool! Love that!

Ivy & Co said...

so glad you linked up to ALOHA Friday! Thanks!!!

House Crazy in Michigan! said...

Popped over from MMM. LOVE those red knobs-they really make this piece.

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Kristi L (Digital Cake) said...

This is beautiful! I love the white and red together! Love it!

Designed Decor said...

I love your makeovers, so pretty! I just started a new link party and would love for you to come over and share your post or any social media sites. Talkin’ About Thursday -

Karen at said...

Beautiful!!! Love your dogwood flowers! What a happy piece :)