Saturday, August 18, 2012

Ornate Occasional Table

This table came to me in bad shape. Bad. Broken pieces, part of the plank top falling off and chipping veneer. You know who I called....the FIL (Father-in-law). He fixed it up perfectly.


Notice I finally ditched my point and shoot camera! No more blur!

I used the vinegar treatment to age the wood and then put one coat of poly on it for a little protection without making it look too nice. Shayne loves the pieces at her shop to look "crusty".

I dry brushed 2 coats of white on the apron and legs, heavily distressed it and then used Ebony stain to glaze.





*Drooling at the plank top*



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Unknown said...

O.M.G - that is perfection - absolutely loving it!

Anonymous said...

So classy looking! You've done a great job :)

Anonymous said...

My grandmother had that exact table only painted a minty green. I always dreamed about it looking exactly. as. you. painted. Love seeing it for real, great job, love that plank top too.

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Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

That's just a unique and beautiful table Allison! Love those legs!

Chrissie said...

Love everything about it!

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


srpprcrftr said...

Love, loving that table with the gorgeus wood plank top. It is such beautiful wood and how you made it look even better.I love tables anyway and that one is so pretty and a bit different, to me anyway.

Lindy@Itsy Bitsy Paper said...

Oh wow, this is beautiful! I'm your newest follower--found you through the Blog Hop. What a great blog you have.

Terrie R. said...

What a transformation! I love the contrast between the white legs and the dark top. Wonderful!! I'm visiting from Thee Networking Blog Hop.
Your new follower,
Terrie -

Suzanne@thriftstoredecorjunky said...

This is beautiful! I am very impressed with the vinegar aging effect you have on the top. I is perfect!

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness! Beautiful, just beautiful!

Shanee said...

So very, very pretty! Thanks for sharing. Visiting from Between Naps on the Porch.

Barbe @ Beez Rental Designs said...

What a cute table! I have one very similar but not so much carving! I'm over from Nifty Thrifty Sunday!
Hope you'll stop by and share this beauty at Frugal Treasures Tuesday! Have an enjoyable week.

Bella said...

Wow this table is stunning! Love all the detailing, curves and antiquing is spot on. And the plank top is most definitely drool worthy *wipes chin*

Rita said...

I'mk loving the wood plank of your beautiful table. great paint transformation.

Cassie Bustamante said...

so pretty! you are a master of the weathered look, i swear it!

Anonymous said...

Absolutely love it! What a great transformation! I'd love for you to share this at my Twirl & Take a Bow party at It's today through Sunday. Hope you can stop by!

Unknown said...

Love it!! The top turned out awesome!!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

This table has such a great style...wonderful makeover.


Unknown said...

Love the top! :)

Christina at I Gotta Create! said...

Love the "crusty" look! Perfect.

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Crys Green said...

I have a table just like this that I've been stuck and unsure what to do with it! This has totally inspired me!!


Cathy and Paul @One Creative Couple said...

I love the character of this piece. Great job.

Beth said...

What a great piece and I can appreciate the work that went into it with all those nooks and cranny's! SO worth it!!

Debbie @DewdropGables said...

I love it!! You did an amazing job on fixing this beauty up! Simply gorgeous...
Saw you sharing at Transformation Thursdays and I'm now following you!
Debbie :)

Stacey said...

Glad you finished something!
Wish I could ;o)
Lovely piece and the top is perfect!
Thanks for linking up this week!
Stacey of Embracing Change