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PinkDaisy
« on: February 26, 2009 08:03:07 PM »

First, a preview! =P




My Mom and I hit the local wal-mart sized (ok... maybe it's not that big, but it's a pretty giant sized thrift store) at least once a week. We typically never find anything that great, but one day we walked in and found the best table ever! As soon as I spotted it, I stood next to it to guard it until my Mom could find someone to bring it to the register.

Problem was, it was pretty beat up. See:





But I saw the potential immediately! I opened up MS Paint and drew out what I wanted to do to the table.



Then... I set to work. It took a few days, but I think it turned out really nice.

Voila!



A view of the top. I cut up painters tape and made a stencil for the spiffy zebra stripes.



More angles.





By the way... I have no idea how to play that guitar. I got it for my 20th birthday 3 years ago... and never got around to trying to learn how to play it. =/ But it makes me look all cool and talented so I leave it in the corner. Ssshhhh, don't tell. 

So anyway.... this may be my favorite project I've ever done. I love it... and with all of the drawers, it's perfect for the massive amount of jewelry I own. Wink

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Edit! A lot of you commented on my clarinet lamp, and I just wanted to let you know I also have it posted on here. =) Here's the link: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=294322.0

Thanks so much for the awesome comments. =]
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« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2009 08:15:13 PM »

It's gorgeous. Projects like this make me want to go hunting for junked furniture, but I never find any that are worth saving.

I love that pink.
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« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2009 08:25:45 PM »

I love it....man I get so inspired with what people do with stuff I would just walk by.
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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2009 08:37:00 PM »

Wow, I loved the other stuff and I love this too. Your room is so sweet, I love the colors. Lol, I have my guitar that I got for my seventeenth just sitting around too, I like to think it makes me a little hipster, maybe one day I'll get around to actually learning how to play it.
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« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2009 08:42:11 PM »

Amazing. I love the color combination.
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« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2009 09:23:50 PM »

It's adorable - my daughter would loovvveee it Kiss
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« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2009 09:33:18 PM »

Man I wish I could find something like that to spiffy up. The only thrift store I have around here never has anything worth bothering with. Great job!
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« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2009 09:49:40 PM »

Ooh, awesome transformation!  It looks terrific... so shiny!  I used to hate pink when I was a kid, but have acquired a liking to it over the past year or two.  I even started wearing bright pink eyeshadow that is almost exactly the shade you used.  Terrific find and recon!
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« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2009 09:52:30 PM »

Awesome!! And I LOVE the clarinet lamp!
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« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2009 11:13:18 PM »

wow,that is amazing!and i loooove your lamp!did you make that too?
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