Monday, April 16, 2012

Trio of Tables: Unify with Paint

I found these two nightstands at a garage sale. Obviously they are not a matching set, but that wasn't going to stop me from making them look like they match. Then Shayne brought me the little 2 tier table and we thought they should all have the same finish.


White paint, no distressing, and dark walnut stain as a glaze. I filled the original hardward holes and added some brass vintage pulls. LOVE!







Of all the finishes I do, this one sells the best. You can't go wrong with dark walnut stain as a glaze!


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Cassie Bustamante said...

i especially love that sweet scalloped one! too cute!

Kelsey said...

Love love love those pieces! How do you mix the stain to make your glaze? I've been scared to use the stain as a glaze so far...I'm afraid it won't wipe off easily and ruin my pretty white pieces. Am I being dumb to be nervous?? lol.

Decor & Harmony said...

Terrific trio Allison :) You are right about this combination of paint selling quickly..I guess it goes with everything. Congratulations on your giveaway winnings....I've seen your name posted on a few blogs Lucky Duck!!

Paige @ Little Nostalgia said...

Totally agree about the power of paint. It's amazing how unified stuff can look when it's all the same color.

(Stopping by from Not Just A Housewife)

Emmy said...

Great job! Love it! Really does bring it all together

Anonymous said...

Love it! Great job!!

Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

Really pretty finish Allison! And they look great together!

michele said...

gorgeous! just found your lovely blog...come visit anytime:



Denise said...

Very pretty! I love the color and especially the way you used the glaze on it..I am so afraid of glaze, and have yet to try it..

I Play Outside The Box said...

Fantastic makeovers! Found you over at MRL!

Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

Nice makeovers - they look like new pieces!

gail@My Repurposed Life said...

cute, cute, and cute! :)
I love, little table makeovers, and I too love walnut stain as a glaze!
great job!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

CUTE tables!! Thanks for coming to my NIFTY THRIFTY PARTY last week. Stop by today, because you have been featured at this weeks party. Please feel free to grab my starfish featured button (you can find it under my header) for your blog.


driftwoodesign said...

Great saves all three!
Kristy @ 4 the love of WOOD

Brandi said...

That's such a good idea to unify each piece with the same paint. Hope they sell fast for ya!

Sherry said...

Wonderful makeovers, I'm sure they will sell fast!