Saturday, February 18, 2012

Odds and Ends

Just a quick update post on a new finish and end table that will be listed for sale right away.
We found this nice sized End Table at a local Thrift Store and loved the details on it.  Here is the "before" photo that I actually remember to take.  Yeah me!
Confession time...I have a weird obsession with furniture legs.  I love all styles, but chunky, turned legs catch my attention all the time.  It's usually the first thing I notice about furniture.  Then there is the cool basket weave detail on the leg tops and drawer front.  Mmmmmhmmmm.

I am really enjoying AS's chalk paint in French Linen, but for some reason I feel the need to pair it with something else.  This time I used Duck Egg as my base coat and then dry brushed on the French Linen.  I finished it off with light and dark wax used pretty heavy handed and also distressed it quite a bit.    Here are photos of the finished product.

This table top measures 26x27 and is a great height.  That's the way I like my lamp tables, and my rule for buying furniture is that I have to really like it, because if it never sells it will be finding a place in my home somewhere!  Unfortunately that can lead to some serious seperation anxiety from time to time.
I used the same fabric I had purchased for the chess table in this piece.  I was able to reuse the original pull.  The color worked great and I like the simple style.
Isn't that basket weave nice?

I'm off to work on another neat-o coffee table I stumbled upon a couple of weeks ago.  I'm bingeing right now on coffee tables and End tables?  6 months ago it was buffets, go figure.

Hope you all have a delightful, safe, and blessed weekend!
Deb

10 comments:

  1. that is so sweet- i love the little silver ring pull with that color!

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  2. I love those chunky legs too! And the basket weave is cool too. Very pretty piece!

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  3. I love the way it turned out, Deb! I'm with you ~ give me a nice chunky or turned leg over a plain old straight one anyday.

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  4. Love the detail...great color too!! Wish I could find a nice side table to do!! Not having much luck in finding any lately!!

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  5. Love the detail...great color too!! Wish I could find a nice side table to do!! Not having much luck in finding any lately!!

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  6. Deb, this came out so pretty! The basket weave it so pretty under the ASCP! Great redo! ~Lori

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  7. This is fabulous! I love the fabric inside the drawer too! Great job! I'm now following on Linky Follower too.

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  8. Tommy Bahama gets a face lift!!! Fun paper in the drawer too!!! I was able to click on the pics and see them larger in Picasa. Yeah!

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  9. I love the treatment and the colors you chose. Beautiful!

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