Sunday, July 16, 2017

Accent table makeover

I was wanting to refinish this table for a long time now.  I have outgrown the roses and wanted a more cohesive look.  Since I have a lot of furniture that is two toned I thought it would be perfect for this table.  So here is how it turned out.


I am thinking about getting different knobs.  The ones for the doors had a pull hanging down but I broke both of them when I went to put them back on.




Now as usual lately I have been forgetting to take a before picture.  I was so excited to get it started I just plum forgot.  Luckily I have older pictures from our previous house of the table.




Here is how the area looks by my front door.  I wasn't sure if this table would tie in with my old hall tree.  It seems to blend more with the darker wood color. I had to take this picture from the stairs that are across from this area.   I just wish the ugly light switches weren't in the way.


Here is another shot from a different angle.  This time I am standing in front of the door but off to the side since there is a big column in the way next to the stairs.  Boy I have never had so many things in the way of getting good pictures as I do in this house.  You can see part of the column in the bottom left hand corner.  If I had stood back any further the hall tree would have been blocked by it.


Now that this little area is done I am off on the next project.  I have so many going at once right now I don't know which one will get finished first.

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11 comments :

  1. That is a great accent piece! It goes very nicely in that front foyer! Glad to have found your site through the linky party!

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    1. Thank you for stopping by. Have a great day!!!

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  2. I actually loved the table as it was, but in the new location the redo works so well with the your hall pieces. Thanks for sharing, thumbs up! Sandi

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    1. Thank you. The old look just didn't go with the rest of my furniture and it was pretty beat up.

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  3. It's a darling little table and you did a great job! I feel your pain about the switches-- My lovely thermostat control is right in the middle of an arrangement along my living room wall! You could push the table to the left a smidge and put your beautiful flowers on that left side to add height and somewhat camouflage them but still have them accessible. :)

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    1. Thank you. I thought about putting something taller on the to cover the switches but I figured the hubby would complain that it was in his way.

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  4. Well, I would've loved that "before" table about 20 years ago! Your makeover is wonderful.

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  5. The new look is very modern and updated. Nice job.

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  6. Jody, That little table project worked out well. I love the two tone. Thanks for sharing and have a great day. Sylvia D.

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