September 28, 2022

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Stained Coffee Table & An Update!

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This 3rd times the charm, stained espresso desk is a favorite…but sometimes however time for a change!

Hello sweet friends!

I assumed I’d revisit an outdated makeover that I just enjoy! A single of my favorites in fact.
This coastal-type espresso desk makeover…

…that was how it started off.

Do you try to remember it?

I’m sharing it due to the fact I have resolved to change it out for an ottoman. (scroll down to see it)
I am prepared for a little alter-up.

Stained Espresso Table

But very first, let us have a little refresh of this table.
I made the decision to clear away the end from the prime and refinish it so I wouldn’t paint around those really inlays.

bottle of orange citristrip on table

This was an previous bottle of Citristrip when it actually applied to operate seriously perfectly.
I never use it anymore. They transformed the method and it just does not do the job the way it made use of to.
(browse extra about my evaluation of that in the post, listed here)

Anyway, off arrived that finish to expose that stunning wooden beneath.

stain half scraped off of brown table

I believed I wanted to stain it this color… (h2o-primarily based stain)

NOPE! I immediately wiped that back again off.

Then I considered I’d whitewash it…

Nope! Ha! I did not like that possibly. Off came that as very well.

I enable it dry right away and determined to go with oil-based mostly stain rather.
I used a pre-stain 1st, then Antique Walnut, wiping back nicely, then Vintage Gray above that, also wiping again.

And WOW, it arrived out the best shade!

I painted the base white with a bit of distressing.

Want the total makeover specifics, merchandise, and many others? Hop on more than to the publish for far more.
>>> Coastal Design Espresso Desk Makeover

And this is how this beauty looks now.

I could not have been a lot more delighted! I just love this table.

Gosh, now I feel like I really do not want to modify it or enable it go!! lol

I could have to retail outlet it whilst I play all over with this new piece for a when.

In this article is the new piece we’ll be utilizing in right here for the time becoming.

It opens up and can be applied for storage, which is nice.
You can come across it listed here.

It is intended to be here following Thursday. I’ll be positive to share it when it will come in! Keep an eye out more than on Instagram as well.

In other information, I had a special customer nowadays! (Weds) Christy from Confessions of a Serial DIYer!! Woohoo!
We hadn’t seen every other in in excess of 2 decades and which is just way way too long! We did not do a video or any thrift procuring. Just a awesome go to and lunch to capture up. But I did get a cute video of her arriving at my house.

And we snapped this photo before she still left.

Christy Confessions of a Serial DIYer and Nancy Artsy Chicks Rule

Best buddies! And running a blog mates for a long time now. We have promised to not let that significantly time go by yet again. And we’ll be undertaking some extra factors alongside one another in the long term for the weblogs. Continue to be tuned!

I hope you all have a great weekend and a protected holiday break!

xoxo

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