Friday, November 11, 2011

Details, Details...

This fall I was out yardsaling and not having much luck.  At the beginning of the summer it seemed like every yard sale I went to was a good one.   Then I had a really long dry run, none of them were any good.  At one of the last yard sales of the season I happen to spot this end table
and another end table that was just as old.  This one has so much detail on
it, I just knew that it would look beautiful in white.


I started to paint it in ascp but it immediately bled through.  I then pulled out the oil based Kilz primer and gave it a good coat of that. 


I wanted the top to be stained so I sanded it down really good.  It sanded off in a reddish color.


I stained it in Min Wax dark stain and then used rub on poly on the top.  I put on about three to four coats of poly.  I then distressed the whole piece which took some time because of all the detailing.
I knew it would be beautiful when it was done though, and it was.


This little gem sold within the first hour of the show, I really hated to part with it though.  Sometimes I would just like to keep them all.


Thanks for stopping by, I love your comments and followers as well.
Sandi




10 comments:

  1. This turned out beautifully. Kilz to rescue again. :0 I really like the dark stain top with the creamy white. Thanks for linking this to Motivated Monday at BeColorful
    Pam

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  2. I hopped on over from Homemaker on a Dime to check out this lovely. You did a wonderful job pulling out those details! Beautiful!

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  3. So pretty -all those details! Love what you did with it :) Visiting from Coastal Charm - Jill

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  4. Very pretty, and I love that you kept the top dark, wonderful job.

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  5. Beautiful job! It looks just lovely!
    Jennelise

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  6. so pretty! he dark top looks gorgeous, and yes, all those amazing details!

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  7. Beautiful, unusuall piece, I like to keep everything too!!!

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  8. What a stunning unique piece! I would have a really hard time parting with this one....I doubt that I could.

    You KNOW a piece is great when it sells right away!

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  9. Wow! That turned out so gorgeous. I've never seen a table like that before. I'd love it if you'd share this at my Saturday Splendour Party at www.megandmums.com :)

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  10. I definitely would have wanted to keep that one too, the details are so amazingly pretty!

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