Monday, May 16, 2011

Shabby Coffee Table Makeover

It was a perfect day for photos. I am in love with this one. Setting everything up in front of my front porch, it's my favorite spot. Wait.....I should be talking about the table!! ;-) 
But, I really do like that photo. 

I found this table at Goodwill. Don't ya just *love* it!! 
I found it unpainted and unloved, hidden between two shoe displays. 

So.....pretty darn simple. And, I would've taken pictures except my camera is kinda out-of-state. Should be arriving in the mail soon. :-)
I sanded. 
I cleaned.
I sprayed.
I sanded again.
Here are some of those sanded spots:
And, I kept the original hardware. I thought it fit the look I was going for. 
And, no.....this is not my day job. :-) So, no worries.
I am a shabby furniture newbie. 

Any good tips for me??

I shared this post at the following wonderful parties:

The DIY Show OffThe Girl Creative Tuesday To Do Party
Make it Yours @ My Backyard Eden
Transformation ThursdaySomewhat Simple
Beyond The Picket FenceThe Shabby Nest

Fantabulous Friday!
Chic on a Shoestring Decorating


  1. Great find,Missy! The legs remind me of little cat feet .. . be inspired!

    This weather has ee cummings poem running through my head: "the fog comes on little cat feet"
    EVERY SINGLE DAY!!!Maybe a fun whimsical kitty cat coffee table?

  2. I think you did a fabulous job ... love the new look !! *Becca* (a new follower)

  3. Love it! And yes, good call on keeping the hardware! Sometimes we tend to overthink something and in the process remove some of the original charm -- great job!

  4. I think she turned out great...

  5. ell done! I would love it if you shared this @ Workshop Wednesday!

  6. let me try that again, well done! I would love it if you shared this @ Workshop Wednesday!

  7. You did a beautiful job on this piece! For a newbie, you pulled it off like a real pro!


  8. What a lovely find, you did a wonderful job with it. Well done!

  9. Great find and I like the look! I'm vising from the "shabby nest" party.

  10. this is adorable! what a cute little table :)

    Thanks for linking up to Your Whims Wednesday! Hope to see ya again this week :)

  11. Really very, very good weaving; I'm impressed.
    nice post.!!!

  12. hello,this post is really's really very intersting and informative....keep sharing....

  13. A great tutorial and very helpful post. I really like it.


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