May 24, 2024


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Stained Coffee Table & An Update!


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This 3rd occasions the charm, stained espresso table is a favorite…but occasionally nonetheless time for a improve!

Hello sweet buddies!

I imagined I’d revisit an old makeover that I just love! A person of my favorites in fact.
This coastal-model coffee desk makeover…

brown wood stained coffee table

…that was how it began.

Do you keep in mind it?

I’m sharing it simply because I have resolved to improve it out for an ottoman. (scroll down to see it)
I am completely ready for a minor alter-up.

Stained Coffee Table

But first, let us have a small refresh of this table.
I resolved to clear away the end from the top rated and refinish it so I wouldn’t paint in excess of individuals quite inlays.

bottle of orange citristrip on table

This was an aged bottle of Citristrip when it actually made use of to operate definitely properly.
I don’t use it any more. They changed the formulation and it just does not do the task the way it applied to.
(examine much more about my assessment of that in the submit, listed here)

In any case, off came that end to expose that gorgeous wooden underneath.

stain half scraped off of brown table

I imagined I wished to stain it this color… (h2o-centered stain)

NOPE! I quickly wiped that back off.

Then I thought I’d whitewash it…

Nope! Ha! I did not like that possibly. Off arrived that as properly.

I permit it dry right away and made the decision to go with oil-primarily based stain rather.
I utilized a pre-stain initially, then Antique Walnut, wiping back effectively, then Traditional Gray in excess of that, also wiping again.

And WOW, it arrived out the best shade!

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

Want the comprehensive makeover information, goods, etc? Hop on in excess of to the post for extra.
>>> Coastal Type Espresso Desk Makeover

And this is how this natural beauty seems now.

I could not have been additional delighted! I just appreciate this table.

Gosh, now I feel like I never want to alter it or permit it go!! lol

I may possibly have to retailer it while I participate in all around with this new piece for a though.

Below is the new piece we’ll be making use of in here for the time being.

It opens up and can be employed for storage, which is wonderful.
You can uncover it right here.

It is intended to be listed here next Thursday. I’ll be positive to share it when it comes in! Keep an eye out around on Instagram also.

In other information, I experienced a distinctive customer today! (Weds) Christy from Confessions of a Serial DIYer!! Woohoo!
We hadn’t noticed just about every other in around 2 several years and that is just way too extended! We did not do a video or any thrift browsing. Just a awesome take a look at and lunch to capture up. But I did get a sweet online video of her arriving at my dwelling.

And we snapped this photo prior to she left.

Christy Confessions of a Serial DIYer and Nancy Artsy Chicks Rule

Best buddies! And blogging pals for a extended time now. We have promised to not permit that a lot time go by once again. And we’ll be carrying out some extra issues alongside one another in the upcoming for the blogs. Stay tuned!

I hope you all have a fantastic weekend and a harmless holiday getaway!


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