Monday, September 17, 2012

Vintage Drop Leaf Table & Other Stuff

From Drab to Fab
I love the way this vintage drop leaf table came out. 
It was a black, boring, ugly it's fabulous. 
Perfect for any small space, as it folds into such a tiny footprint....
you can virtually fit it anywhere.
It was originally a semi gloss black color....yuk!
No need for sanding.  I used Aura flat Matte finish with the primer included in the paint
Benjamin Moore #1506 Polar Frost 
It's a soft grey green color
click the link below for the Benjamin Moore website
I only needed one coat and then just a spot touch up coat. 
When that was dry, I sanded the top and the edges until I got the look I wanted. 
The black layer underneath showed through nicely and made it interesting. 
I then put a coat of water based polyurethane on top, for durability....Perfection!
I am also excited about my recent finds for the Barn. 
 After the Barn Sale, I was kind of  low on merchandise
 but over these last few weeks
 I have managed to restock with tons of exciting and interesting items.
These great end tables....a coat of paint and some new handles....Charming
Lots and lots of Ironstone
I bought out an entire flower frog collection
And this metal basket is one of my favorite finds
There is much more to see
so if you are passing by, stop in for a visit

1 comment:

  1. Happy I found your blog...
    look forward to more.
    Bec x


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