The one downside to selling your stuff, is no one ever gets to see the 'before'! So I thought this would be the perfect place to show the before and after pictures of the pieces I paint, as well as tutorials to the crafts I make.
My first project was an end table I found at a local thrift store. I instantly fell in love with the shape and the curvy legs.
With some furniture, the first time I see them I picture them a certain color. I knew this table would become a soft grey shabby chic beauty.
The top of the table had quite a few stain splotches from a poor staining job, but that is no problem!
I started by sanding the table down and fixing a few minor things that were broken. Then sprayed on a heavy duty primer called Shellac.
Then I hand brushed on a soft grey called Driftwood Grey by Martha Stewart. (As you can seen I have quite the work space :))
I then distressed it in all the places it might normally see wear and tear, added some new knobs and I was done!
So here are the before and afters:
The transforming power of paint never ceases to amaze me.
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