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Sublimity, OR, United States
I am artist of texture and color. I enjoy working with textiles, mixed media and the graphic arts. I am an avid cottage gardener with a love for pass along plants and big fluffy pink peonies and pink roses. Many of my tangible creations reflect my love of the garden and all its wonderful colors. I have been selling my creations online since 2002 beginning as a hobby. After 10 years I quit the day job to pursue my art as a full time passion.

23 July 2012

French cottage side table

Joining in on the party over at Etsy Cottage style blog, I thought I would share another of my refurbished finds....

 here is the "before" 
I  have not finished the letter holders:) that will be in a later post...

I picked up this table at a garage sale..it was wobbly with loose legs and the top was full of water stains. But it has dome much potential! I had to bargain a bit, the owners said it was in the family since the 1930's, but one of the grandkids took it to his college dorm and pretty much had destroyed it. They didn't want to spend the money to have it refinished, but it was also hard to let go. But for $20 it was mine.

the details are amazing. The legs re-glued, and new pads on the feet and a good sanding to smooth the top. I painted it a soft heirloom white and added an antique glaze.This was to be displayed in a local antique shop that I was consigning in, but the owner abruptly closed the shop, so now I will most likely sell it on craigs list locally since it is too hard to ship from my website.

I added a coupe waterslide decals to the top and sealed
Viola!  Vintage French cottage!!


Heaven's Walk said...

Gorgeous job, Debbi! And what a steal! The legs and detailing is truly amazing! :) You'll sell that beauty in no time!

xoxo laurie

ornamentsbypink said...

Debbi, you did a Beautiful job on the table! I love all the detail on it and the paint really brings it out. The decal on the top finished it off!

JP said...

Love it, Debbie... I must try and tackle a few pieces of my own that need some refreshing! And congrats on the bargain, don't you just LOVE it?

Sandra said...

The table is just gorgeous Debbie! I'd love to buy it myself. Perfect. And the paint certainly brings out the beautiful detail.


The sidewall decoration of the table is so nice. I like decals. I like to have such a table.

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