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Sunday, April 12, 2015

Gated Leg Table Artsy to Shabby Wood!

I found this gabled leg table at a yard sale.  It was there among other worn out pieces but, had been doused in four or five different colors of paint.  I loved it from first site even with all the rainbow of drippy paint colors. 
 I was reluctant to ask how much for it as it looked although different beautiful still.  I imagined underneath all that splendor of color that it was once a beautiful show stopper table that was probably Walnut.  I didn't need another table, nor did I have room for another table. This one folded and maybe I could manage a spot for just one more.  I could see that I would love for it to be walnut again.  So I reluctantly asked how much for the table.  "Ten Dollars the man replies.  " Oh my goodness I say, do not say Ten Dollars."  Well their it is, my story of my love of the table.  I brought her home and there she sat for weeks.  After Stripping her with Citrus Stripper for the top.  I decided that  to hand sand the detailed legs was going to be to much for me.  So, I painted her legs, and underbelly white.  I must say although, I thought she was walnut she had a sticker in her drawer that said solid Mahogany.   She is going to fit in with my other decor as soon as her fumes from the stain and poly settle.
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  1. Your gate-leg table is beautiful...great job! Love that you kept the wood top which makes a nice contrast to the legs.
    Mary Alice

  2. Your table is wonderful! You did a great job on it....and we always can squeeze one more piece, can't we?

  3. I LOVE your table re do!! It looks stunning!! And for $10!! What a buy!!


  4. You've saved her! and for just $10 it would have been rude not to!

  5. What a great redo for the gate leg table.

    Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog.

  6. I went to follow you and saw that I already was. I have not been checking my lists much lately because of my wrist surgery, but things are better so I will visit more frequently.

  7. Great makeover, such a lovely table :)

    Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays,,,