Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Wood and Grey

 This poor thing.
I got it free off of craigslist and it has sat for months in the garage.
Yes, it was FREE.
And since it only took a sample size amount of paint.....
This was a $2 coffee table.
That's right TWO dollars.
I already had the supplies I needed to 
mix the chalk paint, brushes, etc.

And yes, I covered most of that pretty wood.
I have nothing against wood, I just hate refinishing it.
And I didn't want to spend $$$.
 She has such pretty little legs.
Sadly, over spray from other projects attacked.

But with some super fine sanding and home made chalk paint:
 Elephant Skin by Behr (50%)
 You can totally see toys kicked under the couch.....
 Some slight distressing for character and charm.
  Lovely reflection!


  1. Beautiful really! It has the loveliest elegant legs. Like mine. Lol NOT

  2. I love the two tone! Great job, it looks just beautiful!!! Hopped over from Embracing Change and I'm happy to be your newest follower. Would love to have you stop by for a visit. Blessings ~ Judy @ www.vintagestreetdesigns.com

  3. Wow--this is gorgeous, and I am so jealous--only $2--cool! I am so loving light colored bases on furniture with darker wood tops.

  4. What a fantastic table! Thank you for sharing. Visiting from Redoux. Would love it if you would share this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2012/08/make-it-pretty-monday-week-11.html Hope to see you at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  5. Very nice freebie find! She looks great!
    Thanks for linking up!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

  6. awesome find fabulous redo great job

  7. It's just WONDERFUL!! Brings the table to life! LOVE IT!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

  8. This is just gorgeous, I love two tone, but have never seen it done like this on a Coffee Table, and it was Free!! Sharing tomorrow at my party at 2:00 EST :)

  9. Gorgeous. I love a 2-tone table. Thanks for sharing on Tout It Tuesday. Hope to see you tomorrow!