Sunday, October 7, 2012

Three Dollar French Beauty



Oh yes people...be jealous! I got this puppy for THREE dollars. Solid wood, dovetail drawer...and a horrifically old finish.


I sanded off the finish on the top and stained it with Jacobean stain. I put 2 coats of a gray/blue DIY chalk paint and waxed it with a lightly tinted wax. Done and done...all in a day. I love it!!







And a huge congrats to the hubs who finished his first marathon today in under 4 hours!!

~Allison


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14 comments:

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

gorgeous!!! love that color on this piece, and congrats to your hubby!!

Julie Workman said...

I love the color combo - great days work, and congrats to the hubs!

Decor & Harmony said...

You can never go wrong with this combination. Woohoo to your hubby...did you give him a foot rub when he was done!? Have a great week Allison :)

Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

You get the best deals! This one is a beauty. Love the color combination and the original hardware is perfect. ... Congrats to your hubby! I have watched a few marathons and I'm always amazed that anyone can actually run that long and far.

Monica said...

I also love the color choice and I am always amazed how you can transform a forgotten piece into a jewel. Hats off to your hubby that is an accomplishment to run a marathon.

Donna Wilkes said...

Props to the hubs - great accomplishment. I think you chose the right color combination of stain and paint to make this beautiful. I have always loved the legs on these tables.

Nadine @ Chic with the Kool-Aid Mustache said...

Pretty nice for a days work! Love the stained top and the blue color combo. Looks like the table I just turned into a dog bed for a friend. it was my first chalk paint & wax project and I love how it turned out.

lauren @ West Furniture Revival said...

love your side table redo , it looks so pretty!

Danielle said...

Love how your little table came out. I can't believe you only got it for $3. What a bargain!

Athena at Minervas Garden said...

Beautiful colors you selected for your lovely little table, and what a price--yay!

Dewdrop Gardens said...

Oh wow, it's so beautiful!!! I love how it turned out!
Debbie :)

Casandra said...

Love what you did with that poor little table! What a deal for $3. You really transformed that table! Love that color too :) Saw you at Shabby Creek Cottage.

Denny1600 said...

Very pretty job on this table! I love the color.

Pam Jackson said...

Nice.....that looks great and you can't beat $3.00.