Monday, October 8, 2012

Little Red CoffeeTable

I don't know about you but life sure gets w-a-y busy when the kids go back to school...
Not that I'm complaining, but sometimes it seems I don't have time to catch my breath.

On the upside the weather has been lovely and I have managed to get a few projects done...
Down side....no time to post them.  :)
Anyways...my apologies and I will try harder to get things posted!!


I'll start with my Little Red Coffee Table because...
I LOVE IT!!


It started out as this beat up brown table that I got at a garage sale.  I knew I wanted to paint it red but I had a tuff time finding the perfect color....Until I ran across "Barn" Red by Martha Stewart.
I know they show up way different on computers but this is really an AWESOME RED...
If red is what your looking for, do try a sample of this one!!


Anyway after painting it "Barn" red I placed some aspen leaves on it and traced around each one with a pencil.


I then painted them with (again the perfect fall color)..."Yam" also by Martha Stewart.
I used my acrylic craft paint to outline the leaves.

Last step was to wax the whole thing with BRIWAX in "Golden Oak"....It gave the table a nice rich patina!


So there it is a lovely little red coffee table...which by the way looks way to nice in my living room...but I bit the bullet and brought it down to Viking Village.  :(
Thanks for visiting and stay tuned.  Because...
This week I plan on finishing my "Post Cards from Paris" Table.  I will try to share that with you as soon as it's done!  Plus I have some great pictures of an Owl we saw in the field and maybe I will give you a peek at my little space... Just because I love it when people show me theirs...that sounds kind of weird!  :)  but you know what I mean!
Anyway I also plan on linking up to many of the link parties on my side bar...
If I can squeeze it in.  :)

Talk to you soon.
Denise



8 comments:

  1. what a fun piece- would be so cute on a fall porch!

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  2. super cute, I love red for fall, especially that shade of red!

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  3. Brave people paint things red! I love your table and your blog and look forward to reading more. Linda at The French Hen's Nest.

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  4. It's adorable. I love the little leaves painted on it. Visiting from SNS.

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  5. Very cute!! I love the red! I found your blog through the blog hop! I am a new follower so I hope you will follow me back.

    Jenn
    couponcalimom.blogspot.com

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  6. Love the color and design, great job! Thanks for linking up to our Pretty Things party. Hope to see you back next week!

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  7. This is the cutest thing!! love the look, pinning!!

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