Thursday, June 30, 2011

Nightstand Makeover


I got this great little table at a garage sale for $2. 
2 is my lucky number. 
If any piece of furniture is marked $2
I am going to buy it!!! Guaranteed. 
Its almost becoming a joke. 
We are starting to get some strange looks at sales
when we burst into laughter when something is marked $2.
Em found this table.  Sooo...if I can't remember the price
I pretty much blog that it was $2.


It was solid wood, old, and DUSTY!!
I painted it grey.  I actually bought the
Benjamin Moore Paint at a garage sale for 50 cents.


I sketched on a flower and used a font from word. 
I used the old rub and trace.


I just spray painted the handle white.



27 comments:

  1. That is one of the most incredible transformations I have ever seen! Extremely clever and life changing for that little table. I am in awe of your talents! Deb

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  2. This is really cute! I couldn't have imagined that little nightstand could look so good!

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  3. That table is so cute! Its amazing how far you can go with just $2.....

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  4. Love it! Such a fab transformation, great work!

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  5. WOW!!! You totally gave it a new life! Way cool transformation!

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  6. I love that you sketched on a flower and used a font from word." I'm so glad to see I'm not the only one still doing that! (Although I will admit to being a font junkie, lol.) I love what you did!

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  7. Another super duper reveal from your guys! You never disappoint!

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  8. *Loverly*, sung in a sing-songy high-pitched voice. It gives me lots of ideas!

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  9. Love it!! I am your newest follower! I would have passed that table by if I had seen it! Great job and love the gray/white combo.

    Jenny
    The Lavender Magnolia

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  10. I love it - the words, the color, the cuteness! i featured you today on my blog - grab a button if you like! I love your work!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

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  11. Love, love, love it! Would you believe I dropped off one just like it at the thrift store today, some things had to go and it got the chop, sigh!
    Loving the gray...
    Tracey

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  12. Who would have thought that ugly, sad little thing could be so lovely! Great job! Love it!

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  13. This is fabulous! I'm going to start searching for $2 furniture now! ;)

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  14. LOVE IT!!!
    NOw.. tell me about how you did the writing? Stenciling? Rub on? All I can gather is that Word was involved... that's it...
    WOuld LOVE To do this to my nightstands.. I inherited them from my husband's bachelor pad. He was wierd about keeping his old furniture.

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  15. I LOVE IT! It looks so different from the 'Before' photo!

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  16. I would steal this if I could! So fabulous!
    http://sweetteaserendipity.blogspot.com

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  17. I would so steal this if I could! I love it!
    http://sweetteaserendipity.blogspot.com

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  18. Fabulous! You did a great job on that table. Looks like it came from Marshalls. Came over from Miss Mustard Seed...isn't she great, too?

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  19. Love love your blog girls. I spent some time wondering about. I am your newest follower hope you can stop on by my blog and follow along. gotta get going to work, wish I could browse more...later!
    Caroline

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  20. You've been featured on Fabulousity Friday @ Sweet Tea Serendipity! Stop by & pick up your award! http://sweetteaserendipity.blogspot.com/2011/07/fabulousity-friday-4.html

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  21. Love it!!! I am your newest follower. I have been officially inspired :)

    Sara

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  22. Where are tedious how to do it??

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    1. I meant where are the steps??

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