Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Meet Madeline, the side table

Why, OH WHY, do I continue to forget to take before shots?  It's a shame.  I wanted you to see how I transformed this boring, greyish, you-stick-in-the-corner-of-a-room-and-pile-it-with-loads-of-crap side table.  All I've got is the after to share with you.

So, I covered this little lady in a dark brown Valspar Ultra paint and primer.  Next, I thought I would try some Williamsburg Buttermilk Paint, in Fancy Chair Yellow.  After some distressing, I then glazed with General Finishes Van Dyke Brown.  Finished it off with furniture wax.

I decided to keep the original hardware and just paint over it.

 Updated the inside drawer by coating with the dark brown paint/primer.

 I think she's pulled herself quite nicely out of the corner and belongs in the spotlight.

If you would like her in your home, you can find her in my shop.  Thanks for looking!

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  1. Love the yellow, and yes, bring that girl outta the corner.
    Im now following you. Please come visit me at THANKS.

  2. love that fun yellow and love the shape of this table with the shelf! so sweet!

  3. I am in love with this side table, wow! Great job and thanks so much for sharing on DIY Dreamer:)


  4. Your little Madeline is so sweet! I love the after so much!

    Thanks for inspiring me today :)