When I saw this table at the salvation army a couple of weeks ago, I was slightly hestitant, mainly because whenever I've had coffee tables for sale, they tend to sit around for a while before selling. But, it's cute oval shape, nicely turned legs, and $10.00 price tag managed to convince me.
I got to work on it right away that evening. Sometimes I do that, and sometimes a piece sits around forever before I feel inspired.
I forgot to take a before picture of this one, sorry. But it was already half painted white. I called it my cow table... mainly because the paint was really splotchy and piecy. I'm guessing that someone started to paint it white for a shabby chic look, and then gave up. You know when you paint round legs, it's easy to miss the back of them? (I'm careful not to, of course), but this poor table only had half of her legs painted and random areas on top. It looked rather strange... definitely strange enough to make one throw in the towel and give up.
After I finished it, it was still sitting out in the kitchen (yes, I admit, more often than not, I have random pieces of furniture in the middle of the kitchen)... and my mother-in-law stopped by to drop off a few things, saw it, loved it, and is now the proud owner of it. She says she has a thing for tables.... this is not the first table she's gotten from me :-)
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