Saturday, February 18, 2012

TWO TEA TABLES


These little tables get a face lift on the same day.  You know how it is.  You can't do just one project at a time.  While the brushes are wet and the studio is all in a mess, might as well do two at a time.  So, these were chosen. 



Project One: Paint this little girl white. So, I started by sanding, using my handy Black & Decker Mouse.   Then, I decided it was still a little too shiny, so.......................


thought maybe I should use some Deglosser by Savogran.  I just rubbed this all over the table with a paper towel.


Then I used my favorite Behr paint.  It was actually an 'oops' paint, but it's what I would call 'cottage white'.  I hope "The Home Depot" can match their oops, since I love this color.


I brushed two coats of the Behr oops onto the table.  It was pretty like this, but then I decided she needed a little distressing.


So, using my Mouse, she gets the perfect shabby touches.


Finished???..........I don't know.


Naaa,  I decided the center section didn't show at all........soooo, out came a contrasting color and.........



Well, now it shows, right.  At this point, I'd just sanded back some of the burgundy.  After dusting er off................here she is.



NOW..............while the brush is wet, I thought I'd paint this small round Duncan Phyfe table toooo.



As you can see on this closeup of the drawer,  I let some of the wood show through.  I love, love this color..............by Glidden.



And, here it is finished, after just a little distressing around the edges.


Tea for TWO or TWO tea tables.......either way I think they turned out TOOOO cute.



     I just had to play with decorating a little before taking them to the shop.



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22 comments:

  1. I think they turned out great!!!
    Do you seal them with something at the end???
    Prim Blessings
    Robin

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    1. Thanks, Robin. I didn't seat either of these. I liked the matte shabby look. I do sometimes use floor wax and sometimes waterbase varnish.

      Thanks for visitin'. Come back soon.

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    2. Didn't SEAL them either.........LOL. Sorry, typo.

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  2. Candy,
    They both look wonderful! I'm sure they'll sell quickly.

    Thanks for coming to visit me at Knick of Time - I'm following you back now!

    Blessings,
    Angie @ Knick of Time

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  3. Great restyle to your tables! Love the 'white' oops paint too!

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  4. Candy, these turned out great! LOVE the red! Gives it a POP! And I ADORE red! :)

    Following you back! Glad you found me!

    Lou Cinda

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  5. Visiting via Timeless Treasures and loving your furniture makeover's and also the amazing hand-painting you did on those lampshades.
    I am your newest follower Fiona @justpaintitwhite.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks so much, Fiona, and Im follin' you back. 8-)

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  6. Very nice! (And I'm with ya on the "do two at a time since everything is already a mess" philosophy.)
    :)

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    1. Thanks, Vivienne. COME BACK TO VISIT.

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  7. Hi Candy, great tables! I just love to paint furniture, immediate gratification!! so glad you came by to visit and left a comment. Just joined as a follower!

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  8. Hi Candy--good job on the tables! I totally love those concrete leaves I saw in one of your early posts--
    I'll have to detour your way on my next trip to Atlanta!
    Catherine

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  9. Hi Candy, I know I'm going to enjoy your blog and will learn some things here as I watch! I have done some furniture makeovers too and I'll be sharing those on my blog. Thanks for sharing!

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  10. Thanks so much. And, if you haven't been to the shop yet, you and Amy come up to see me sometime at Candy's Memories in Lawrenceburg, TN.

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  11. Hi Candy! Your tables look devine...I wish I could come visit your store, but I'm kinda on the other side of the world! Anyhoo, I'm your newest follower and I would love it if you could come and visit my blog too :)
    Cas x

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  12. Candy - so glad you stopped by so I could find you and follow along on your fun junking journeys! Love your painted pieces and your fun "doorbell"!
    Kelly

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  13. Hi Candy,
    I love the white table best of the two! I am a "white paint" kind of girl. :o)

    Do you have a button?

    ♥charlotte

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  14. Way to go Candy! Both tables are just perfect!!! I hope Home Depot can match your Oops paint too!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

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