Last year there was a yard sale that seemed to go on for several days. For one reason or another I ended up driving by it several times even though it wasn't close to our house. Every time I passed it, I saw this coffee table. I loved the style. The color? Not so much. I finally stopped and looked around and decided against buying the table even though it was marked at a fair $20. It not only had a not so pleasing color (to put it tactfully). But it had a glaze that was even worse. I passed it up three ventures in a row. Surprised it wasn't sold, I finally stopped and asked if they would take $15 for it.
So I thought.I won't lie. This project ended up being dreadful. I tried stripping it first, which became a big unanticipated gooey mess. Then it dried leaving chunks of paint that wouldn't soften with several applications of an attempt to get it right. Then I sanded
I found the beautiful knobs at TJ Maxx Home Goods
I love the way they look. Just the right touch of class, you think?
A little distressing and two topcoats of acrylic polyeurathane later...
...and it was perfect for sitting down to some chilled caffeine free chai tea. ;)
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Hope you are enjoying these wonderful summer months that seem to just fly by.