September 29, 2022

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Stained Coffee Table & An Update!

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This 3rd occasions the allure, stained coffee table is a favorite…but at times even now time for a modify!

Hello sweet mates!

I thought I’d revisit an old makeover that I just appreciate! 1 of my favorites essentially.
This coastal-style coffee table makeover…

…that was how it began.

Do you remember it?

I’m sharing it simply because I have made the decision to change it out for an ottoman. (scroll down to see it)
I am completely ready for a little transform-up.

Stained Espresso Table

But first, let’s have a minor refresh of this table.
I decided to eliminate the end from the best and refinish it so I would not paint about those quite inlays.

bottle of orange citristrip on table

This was an previous bottle of Citristrip when it basically utilised to perform actually very well.
I really do not use it any longer. They changed the system and it just does not do the career the way it applied to.
(read through much more about my evaluation of that in the put up, listed here)

In any case, off came that complete to reveal that attractive wooden underneath.

stain half scraped off of brown table

I believed I wished to stain it this color… (h2o-primarily based stain)

NOPE! I immediately wiped that again off.

Then I considered I’d whitewash it…

Nope! Ha! I didn’t like that possibly. Off came that as very well.

I enable it dry right away and decided to go with oil-based stain instead.
I used a pre-stain to start with, then Antique Walnut, wiping back effectively, then Typical Gray around that, also wiping back.

And WOW, it came out the best shade!

I painted the base white with a little bit of distressing.

Want the full makeover particulars, goods, etcetera? Hop on above to the put up for more.
>>> Coastal Fashion Espresso Desk Makeover

And this is how this elegance looks now.

I could not have been more happy! I just like this table.

Gosh, now I sense like I don’t want to modify it or allow it go!! lol

I may well have to keep it whilst I participate in around with this new piece for a though.

Listed here is the new piece we’ll be applying in here for the time currently being.

It opens up and can be utilised for storage, which is great.
You can obtain it here.

It is meant to be below upcoming Thursday. I’ll be positive to share it when it comes in! Preserve an eye out in excess of on Instagram too.

In other information, I had a specific customer right now! (Weds) Christy from Confessions of a Serial DIYer!! Woohoo!
We hadn’t observed each individual other in in excess of 2 decades and that’s just way also extended! We didn’t do a online video or any thrift purchasing. Just a good check out and lunch to catch up. But I did get a sweet video clip of her arriving at my household.

And we snapped this photograph right before she still left.

Christy Confessions of a Serial DIYer and Nancy Artsy Chicks Rule

Most effective buddies! And blogging buddies for a long time now. We have promised to not let that significantly time go by again. And we’ll be doing some more issues collectively in the long run for the blogs. Continue to be tuned!

I hope you all have a superb weekend and a secure holiday getaway!

xoxo

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