Earlier this month I stopped by my Mom's house & sitting in her garage is one of the coolest tables I've ever seen. When I asked her where it came from, she said my brother Travis found it on the side of the road with a sign on it that said "FREE" (my favorite price!). Thanks Trav, your the best!
Can you believe someone would throw this away?!! I have seen these tables on Craig's List & in my local antique mall & they go for alot of money & I wanted one. Look at it, there is not a thing wrong with it, Okay it has that one blemish on the top but other then that it's perfect.
Look at that beautiful scalloped top trim & those nice straight lines...
Now that I am done gushing over this awesome find I will tell you how we painted it. We first gave the whole surface a quick sanding. I had big plans for this piece & I didn't want any paint peeling going on. Then we gave it two coats of DIY chalk paint in Black. Now it was time for the fun part, the graphics! I wanted to do something that would enhance the cool pie shape on the top. This is what I came up with:
I put the 1/4 of the hour clock face on it. If you follow me you know I have a clock face obsession. Then I added the "Paris Clocks" to the bottom. I transfered the images & painted them in by hand.
I shadowed the images in black to add a little dimension.
After two coats of ASCP clear wax it was buffed to perfection.
I know I say this about almost all of my pieces but this time I really do wish I had space enough to keep it.
This beauty is available at Sassy Fabrics (V Trading) in Grand Blanc, Mi. If you live in our area & have a piece of furniture you want painted, shoot me an email. I give free estimates.
Have you scored a nice Roadside treasure lately? I'd love to hear about it. I love reading all your comments. Thanks for visiting & have a great day! Dee