February 8, 2012

Kitchen Table Makeover

Yesterday, I scored a free kitchen table on Craigslist. The one we currently had was ok but was either too big with the leaf in or too small without it. I wanted something that would comfortably seat 6 and would fit in our eat-in kitchen without being too cramped.

Before (poor Bitty Baby is being neglected at the moment...just keeping it real):


The table was in pretty decent shape but the top had several deep gouges and scratches. The legs and sides of the table had already been painted a creamy white. I decided to repaint the entire table a creamy white. I used Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Old White. When I was done, I knew it needed more. So I stenciled the top using the Rabat stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Paris Gray then finished everything off with a couple coats of furniture wax. I also slightly distressed the edges to give it a more worn feel.





I am absolutely in love with this table. It is so beautiful in person. I just want to stare at it all day! What do you think?

I'm linking here:
House of Hepworths

Happy Crafting,
Shara

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6 comments:

  1. Gorgeous!! but of course, you always do a great job :D

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  2. That has got to be the coolest kitchen table I've ever seen!!

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  3. Beautiful job! I love the look of that stencil, your work looks perfect! Little Bit

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  4. Beautiful makeover!! Looks great.

    I'd love if you would share this on Thingamajig Thursday going on now... http://radcrafter.com/2012/04/thingamajig-thursday-20/

    Alida

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  5. amazing makeover! I love all this inspiration, table looks gorgeous.Discount Beds and Mattresses

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  6. Did you use the large scale or small scale stencil?

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