coffee table #3 + sista test

Coffee table 3 because who doesn’t need 3 coffee tables right lol
OK so no one needs 3 coffee tables but this one was in my neighbors trash and I just couldn’t leave it there now that I blog I’ve seen so many amazing trash to treasure redo’s that I knew this lil baby had some life left in it yet

My sista M asked me for this table as the day I found was the same day her & I did some garage sale hunting and she scored these fabulous side tables (Yes people I’m still bummed I didn’t sit on them first and claim them as mine) but aren’t they an awesome find for $8 bux uh duh yeah!!! lol
anyway so back to the test part of this post you see I’m under the sneaky suspicion that my sista doesn’t read my blog I used to send her the emails every time they came out (cause oh yeah I subscribe to my own blog why not right or is that crazy) and then one day I’m talking with her and I say omg I’ve got to show you what I saw on Better After and she says to me oh I saw it too I check that blog all the time{huh what whoa stop the presses} so she check’s someone else’s blog and not mine so I’ve stopped forwarding the emails and now here is the test – My sista if you are reading this this table is yours if you still want it I just wanted to have a lil fun painting it and I know you will change it up if you so desire but I painted it with you in mind as you now happen to be on a black & white kick (wonder where you got that from) Imitation is the highest form of flattery right so whateva- and if you don’t want the table still no worries J has plans for it
Ok people now back to our regularly scheduled talk of painting lol
so this table got a redo with some
Krylon black spray paint
some grey OOps paint used also on my Donna dresser
and white gloss paint
1 Spray paint first & then painted sides & legs the grey oops paintIMG_4409
2 tape off a design & finish edges of grey oops paintIMG_4466
3 first coat of white paint with just moist brush so as not to mess up lines I was trying to get clean lines
4 another coat of white paint this time w roller & I just went right over tapeIMG_4790
5 now paint cross legs underneath with white as well for a lil pop of color from the bottom as well & make sure to remove tape from the top while paint is still wet  – yes I did the cross brace painting on my kitchen table I happen to be a neat painter it’s my gift
and here is the before & after ta dah!!!
coffee table3 bna

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update: Sept 4th        Thanks Cinthya

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6 Responses

  1. Diane says:

    LOVE IT! Great job. That dated table really comes aloive and now you can totally appreciate the graceful curves in the legs. Awesome!
    Checking you out (again) from the IMM hop.
    ATA Girls
    Treasuring Grace

  2. Amy - while wearing heels says:

    You are doing more than making your apartment a home…you are making your home stunning. What an amazing transformation. So much better after. Really beautiful.

  3. Our Pinteresting Family says:

    Great table! I love the stripes. 🙂 Megan

  4. Kim says:

    Arod-This turned out great. I love black and white and the stripes are just right to give it interest.

  5. suzyq says:

    This turned out just gorgeous – perfect colors! I’m loving it! Hugs,Suzan

  6. Claiming Our Space says:

    I love how this turned out. And I have an abundance of end tables. I was just working on 2 this weekend. Thanks for sharing on Tout It Tuesday. Hope to see you tomorrow!