Monday, August 22, 2011

Patio Table Redo

I found this little outdoor table recently at the local thrift shop. She'd seen better days for sure, but for $3.99 + 40% off, I couldn't pass it up. We needed another end table for our backyard patio anyway!


I sanded it down so that the nasty stain disappeared. Then haphazzardly brushed on a few layers of Cabot Semi-Solid stain in the color "shale"...which is a gray. I distressed it and decided it needed a little somethin' somethin'. So I initialed the table. Glazed with fruitwood stain, and here she sits today!


This was one of my easiest projects! Enjoy!


Linking to

Todays Creative Blog


Domestically Speaking

Transformation Thursday

Beyond The Picket Fence


The Shabby Nest
Furniture Feature Fridays


Vanessa said...

Looks awesome! What a steal!


Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

super classy with its color and monogram! lovely!

Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

Very cute and thrifty, as usual! And sometimes you need a few small projects to break up the big ones!

Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

What a great post! Just love the look. Super chic.
Hope to see you on my blog:)

Shabby Friends said...

The table is wonderful. So glad to be following you. You come up with great ideas for rescued furniture.

WhyCuzICan said...

Very cute and what a steal! Thanks for relovin' her back to LIFE!

A Follower,
Suzanne @ whycuzican
in Illinois

Jenny said...

This looks great. You have such a talent for this.

Blondie's Journal said...

I love it!! You did a great job and I love the color. Love the initial, too!

Visiting from TTT. You have a wonderful blog!!


Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Wonderfully transformed! So upscale!

Bonnie said...

Such a cute idea!

Dana Bishop said...

Love the table. What a great way to dress it up. I love anything with a monogram, especially B.

Kindly, Dana Bishop

Kelly said...

Gorgeous! And B is my monogram, too! :)


Heaven's Walk said...

What a sweet table! Can't beat the price, either! :)

xoxo laurie

vintageshabbychicks said...

Wow, I just love this table. I pass so many of these by, now I want to try this!! Just became a new follower, Julie

Christina said...

LOVE this! The monogram is SO cute!!

Thanks for linking to "20 Below Thursday"! :)

michele said...

Visiting from miss mustard seed’s party, and love this! Come visit me anytime!

Heather said...

Wow..this is great! I love it. I have a square table a lot like this and was at a loss as to what to do with it to make it cute. Thanks for sharing your idea.

Julia @ 551Eastdesign said...

Super fun! When I saw it on Miss Mustard Seed I thought you had painted lines on it ... turns out I was wrong. What a fun little piece:)

niartist said...

Love how this turned out. BRAVO!

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Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Super charming Allison!! Thanks for sharing at Feathered Nest Friday! :)