Drum Table Makeover
I am so excited to share with you my second project using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint!
Go here to see my first one – Family Name Sign
It started, as all good things do, with a visit to the Habitat For Humanity Restore.
I went directly to the back of the store to look at the cabinet doors.. as usual.
On the way I passed this little round drum table sitting in the aisle.
I did a double take and came back to look at it. It was priced at $20.
I don’t usually see furniture in there, so I was a little surprised, but I walked
away from it and continued my beeline for the cabinets.
It called my name..
No really, it did..
So I grabbed it.
Knowing my husband would protest..
I also knew that, since it wasn’t a family heirloom once owned by my Mother,
I had the freedom to paint it.
I imediately thought of my Annie Sloan Chalk Paint!
Here is a link to the site I ordered it from.
One of the nice things about this paint is that it doesn’t have an overpowering odor.
So I set up camp in the living room to get-er-done.
Watching Netflix on my iPad 2 – (oh how I love that thing!)
After painting it, I wanted to put a coat of wax on it, both over the painted
surface and the top which I was leaving unpainted.
So I ordered some wax that Miss Mustard Seed recommended.
Before I applied it, I got some sandpaper and distressed the table a bit.
It is sad how much joy I get out of that process!
Here is the finished product, and I am head over heels in love with it!
I am so happy with it! Now I just want to paint and distress
every piece of furniture I have! But don’t worry, I am able
to show restraint… maybe……..
So, tell me what you think?
Are you a wood purist who can’t
stand the idea of painted furniture?
Or are you the type who likes the
look of a little bit of paint distress?
Or maybe you are like me
and want a little of both?