Sunday, January 22, 2012

A Whimsical Mini-Makeover: My Damaged Kitchen Table

I love paint  to furniture...but I don't love it when I get paint on my furniture (where it doesn't belong).
Exhibit A:
Cute kitchen set, right?!?!

Stupid roller mark on it.


Upsetting? Yes. Tricky fix? No.
I got out my trusty Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Coco. I had a very small amount left over from my 1930's Cabinet Makeover. I have been wanting to paint the table Coco for a while but haven't had the time. So today I just gave it a quick fix.


I placed a fan on it after my two light coats and it dried almost instantly. I then went at it with a fine sanding block, a little wax and now we have...







I plan on painting the rest of the table and the chairs this summer. I also would like to do a faux runner.  However, this will hold me over until then. Oh...did I mention that this only took 35 minutes from start to finish? Yep. It did. ;)

While I have you here... may I also draw attention to our new (old) floors. :) Just newly redone!!! 

before


I just posting a mini-makover this week because of my Impossible Challenge.  Stay tuned to see how it all turns out. I may have bitten  off more than I can chew but we will see. 







14 comments:

  1. Beautiful. I'd never seen coco on a piece of furniture. It looks lovely.

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  2. The table looks lovely and I love the character in your new old wood floors.

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  3. Lookin' good - see you next week for the big reveal!
    Kelly

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  4. Lovely! And those floors...sigh...I want wood floors!

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  5. i love that simple change! it looks amazing! i love that coco color! :)

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  6. Really pretty, and also, love you are redoing the floors-- I love old wood! :)

    Thanks so much for sharing with all of us today :D

    Visiting from Wow US Wednesday at Savvy Southern Style,
    ~Smiles, Suzanne in NW IL

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  7. I love that coco color, but better yet are the floors. Very pretty.

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  8. I like it! I got to see the Coco color in person last week and their project was not as nice as this. YOu did a great quck job on this!

    Visiting from WUW! : )

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  9. Love how the table turned out and those floors are fabulous. Happy to be a new follower from Wow us Wednesdays.
    Laura
    http://imsovintage.blogspot.com/

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  10. Great job on the table. Glad I found you, so i'm a new follower. Please stop by and follow back so we can keep in touch. Lori

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  11. Wow! The difference in the table is amazing. Beautiful job as is all your painted furniture. I've always loved painted furniture, though I've always gotten a frown from family as they think painting wood should be against the law. lol But, they always give rave reviews after the finished project. I hope you'll stop by my new blog: beezrentaldesigns.blogspot.com and checkout some of my prior work. I say prior as I am about to repaint it all from damage of 3 moves in 2yrs time!

    Looking forward to seeing the kitchen makeover, just like watching the old HGTV programs. : )

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  12. I really love it! Great makeover!

    New follower.

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  13. It looks great! With kitchen tables, does it ever make you nervous that the paint and wax won't hold up during everyday use?

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