Monday, June 27, 2011

Reveal Monday: Coffee Table

A while ago I told you about my "new" coffee table  and how I stained the top and began painting the bottom. Just to refresh your memory, here is the during (two old coffee tables pieced together)
AND the after...
Oh. Hi Soph.
Lets ignore the fact that while I was priming the shelves from our hutch, I got a little primer on the top's edge. Shhhh. Any suggestions on how to get primer off of stain? I know, don't paint on your stained coffee table top. I have had this foolproof method of covering the table top with a cut open trash bag, it fits perfectly kinda well. I will probably still use that method but I will be more careful. 
Because I am not having as much time to do projects as I have in the past few months, I am going to be posting reveals of projects only on Mondays. And hopefully, every Monday. I even have a few forgotten projects that I will try to sneak in. 
Is anyone else really bad about getting true before shots of projects? I could have sworn I took one of my hutch, but I can not find it anywhere. Booo. Oh well, I will be sure to take an "in progress" shot. Maybe. It's so ugly, it may not deserve a before. We will see. 
Here are some more living room shots with the new table...

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  1. The table looks great! Love the dark wood top with the painted white bottom. Thanks for linking up at Mod Mix Monday!

  2. Your new table looks fantastic, I love it. It has a unique shape, I like the legs with the oval top, though, I'm sure you love it!
    Hugs, Cindy

  3. Very pretty! It looks much better now.

  4. It looks amazing! Well done!

  5. Nice! Did you try lightly sanding the primer off of the stain? Your newest follower stop by for a blog visit.

  6. Looks fabulous! What a great transformation. This post would be such a great addition to my blog party! I hope you stop by and join in.


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