Monday, July 20, 2009

The lamp table

I decided to participate in Metamophis Monday with Susan at Between Naps on the Porch
You do a before and after of a project so I decided to do this one today. I think its fun to see other peoples projects.

We got this ugly little table in a storage unit. It was so ugly but I needed something for our lamp so I just used it in its ugliness. I decided to paint it and put a damask print on it and I like it now. But so do the little ones so if it gets ruined it should be ok because it started out so ugly. Nothing lost really.


70's






Now



If you can't tell I am really liking the Damask styles. I want it in the living room. We used to just do earth tones in the living room because that was what we bought and received but now I want sharper colors.

I plan on doing a project pertaining to this with my two book shelves. I have an idea in my head but I am going to google around and see if anyone else has done it and what it looked like.

materials used:
220 grit Sandpaper (just to get it rough enough for the paint to stick)
black paint
white paint
foam craft brush
card stock and internet stencil
Stanley knife

7 comments:

Brenda@ **Dragonflys and Stars** said...

Very nice. I like the crisp black and white. I just bought a bunch of damask ribbon I found on clearance and am thinking I need to find a way to fit some black and white into my life.

Jane said...

That is a lovely update!

Sandy said...

Very pretty. I might try something similar on my table that is boring white.

Kammy said...

Great job , love the damask !
Hugs ~ Kammy

Debbie Moore's Slice of Pie Cookbooks said...

Fantastic job ... job well done ... beautiful!

Reflections ... said...

WOW! What a transformation! I love the black and white! Great job!

Kendra said...

Great job! I'm a big fan of damask, too!

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