So I've actually redone this table before but sadly I don't have any "original" before pics. It's a great table but it just seemed kinda sad sitting in the shop not getting the love it deserves. A few weeks ago Mandi and I kept walking past it and talking about maybe painting it again.
Right away my brain hit overdrive thinking about all the different color combos I could paint on said table. Mandi suggested white, I had just finished a 2 tiered table in white and didn't really wanna go there again. Then my sis in law also suggested white and I reluctantly caved.
I pulled out my trusty sander and started to get to work....about 10 minutes in the little sander that could, just couldn't anymore. Poop!! Now what? Being that I am "frugal" I knew there wasn't any kind of budget for a new one. Luckily I have pretty great friends and one that would let me borrow her sander. So sand away the clear poly on the top and existing sage green paint I did!
Then I pulled out my batch of creamy white chalk paint and put 2 coats on. On the top I did 2 coats of dark mahogany stain and sealed the whole thing with wax....after some light distressing of course. Now I sorry I ever doubted the white suggestion. This is another piece that I would gladly keep for myself :). But I guess I'll take it back to the shop and wait for it to find a good home!
This is 1 coat of paint and 1 coat of stain, big improvement, but not quite done.
Almost done! Needs some distressing and a clear coat of wax!
Tada! All done and in the shop now!!
On a personal note my laptop is in varying stages of dysfunction so I am learning the ropes of blogger on my phone. Hang in there with me if you dare :)