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« on: January 18, 2011 04:53:29 PM »

Hi, I want to show you my kitchen table!  It started out as a plain pine table.  After years of HEAVY usage by my family of four, the top was a disaster!  I knew I wanted to paint it, but it wasn't until I bought a pretty pitcher (on the table in the photo) that I had my inspiration.  First I sanded the table with an electric sander, then I painted the whole thing blue, using acrylic crafter's paint.  I marked off the boarder with a ruler and tape, and painted the stripes. For the flowers, I made a cardboard stencil, and I painted the stems freehand.  After it was dry, I opened all the windows (because the table was too big and heavy to move outside by myself!) and sprayed it with a clear acrylic sealer.  I love how it came out!  And yes, I covered the chair seats with the matching blue fabric, and used the same fabric for a valance over the window.  Then I had to paint the walls green to pull it all together!


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« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2011 05:36:45 PM »

i really like it!
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« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2011 08:18:53 PM »

Fantastic! I love all the extras you did to match your new table Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2011 05:41:12 AM »

Good job!  I love how you've pulled it all together.
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« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2011 09:32:55 AM »

Wow, looks great.
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« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2011 11:30:10 AM »

Truly gorgeous!  Excellent job.
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« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2011 03:13:40 PM »

Makes me happy just looking at your table!  You did a wonderful job.
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« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2011 09:31:39 PM »

beautiful!
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