This table has a story. Well, a paint story, I don't know it's true past. It's a great sturdy table.
Any who, I thought I'd be painting this with yellow legs and a pretty gray top.
This was a great find at Restore - Habitat for Humanity.
I ended up with CoCo on top, another Annie Sloan fave. The legs are yellow here, 3 coats weren't enough. I was tired of painting those awesome legs, so I put a coat of gel stain on (General Finishes, Antique Walnut), and then wiped it off. It didn't look good to me. I'm so picky.
I wish I had a dozen photos to share, but I get so into what I'm doing, I forget those in between and sometimes important before and after shots. Like the one with the stain as I was wiping it off. Picture it in your mind. Please :)
Here is the finished product. Looks great! You should see it in person, it's lovely.
So I actually didn't like the Coco, and so the hubster sanded it lightly for me, to help me out with timing. (He's always helpful in my DIY'ing.) It turned out very nice with the sanding and natural grains coming through with a hint of the Coco. I sanded the yellow legs, to help with the overly stained legs. They look really great as well.
This piece would look great in a beach house setting, or in a family room anywhere.
*Update* this table sold in 24 hours :-)