Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Another Successful Project

My first big project that isn't working on furniture for myself! I have a friend of the family who is brave enough to let me take hold of her furniture and transform it into something amazing! She was going to get rid of it anyway and buy new so if I screwed up royally she wasn't really out anything! haha

Here is what I started out with an old fashion end table

I stripped the stain off...my first time stripping! ;)

And here is the finished product!

And the other one

Here is a close up of the edges.
I know it's kind of hard to tell in the other photos but I was going for the antique look.

This whole project was about learning new techniques. In my other projects I used a hand sander and black paint. So this was a fun change!


  1. I'm doing the same thing. How did you get that antique look! I love doing stuff like this, it's so fun to take something old and make it look fresh!

  2. FUN!! i think you did great!!
    i want to paint all our bedroom furniture white!!
    i will have to go look and see if you posted on using a sander and black paint...i want my bedroom to be black, white and turquoise!!!

  3. Oh my gosh! It looks great. I love the white!

  4. that's amazing! I can't even believe that's the same table!