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yzzilnoaj
« on: May 10, 2013 06:51:49 AM »

I was on pintrest (where I spend way too much time  Smiley )and saw the most fabulous kitchen floor made of pennies.  I decided then and there I had to have a coffee table covered in pennies and luckily I had just the coffee table to do it to.  My boyfriends sister had just closed her offices and gave us a marble top coffee table.  The marble was so beautiful I decided it had to be the top of the kitchen island leaving me with a base to a fancy coffee table.  I got the boyfriend to build a simple wood top that fit the coffee table and I went to work sanding and painting.  I then super glued $18 worth of pennies to the top of the table.  I then had the boyfriend pour thick poly over all of the pennies.  I LOVE how it turned out.  Unfortunately it does not photograph well.







Thanks for looking!
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sheriffkarli
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2013 06:59:20 AM »

This is awesome!
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lady4feet
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2013 11:19:14 AM »

I love that color, I bet it looks fabulous with the copper of the pennies. The resin looks great too, so nice and smooth.
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« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2013 06:11:28 PM »

Ooh, it looks so freakin' cool!! I love it and now I want one even more.
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« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2013 03:14:47 AM »

That is fantastic! That is quite an amazing coffee table.  And the copper of the pennies and the bright blue go together so well.
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somnambuchatter
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2014 07:03:50 AM »

THAT is super-amazingly-awesome! Thanks for sharing and the great pics!

Question: Does the table weigh a ton? I'm thinking that bottle of pennies I have could hurt someone--and it can't be more than $3--!

I have a new-found delight in pennies and, thanks to you, can't wait to save more!

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somnambuchatter
« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2014 07:04:11 AM »

THAT is super-amazingly-awesome! Thanks for sharing and the great pics!

Question: Does the table weigh a ton? I'm thinking that bottle of pennies I have could hurt someone--and it can't be more than $3--!

I have a new-found delight in pennies and, thanks to you, can't wait to save more!

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