This is what this sad little table looked like the first time I saw it. Bikeman texted this photo to me while I was working at Roses and Rust. He enjoys being my picker! So far he’s found SIX small tables and a vintage sewing machine cabinet. I’ve only painted two tables and the cabinet. Plus I have two more frames and two of our own tables that I need to paint. I’m way behind! I think he paid $5 for this one.
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Blue Chalkboard Table
I love the scroll edge on this and even the faux leather top. But it was pretty scratched up so I decided to paint it and add a chalkboard top. I’d seen so many nice pieces painted CeCe Caldwell’s Memphis Blue on Instagram recently. I knew I wanted to try it. Jordy thought I should add the chalkboard top and I have to say I think it was a great idea! But now she wants it for her apartment. Maybe I’ll may give her a discount.
I also distressed this with a wet rag then sealed it with the clear wax. I think I’m getting the hang of it. Another thing I like about it is that it doesn’t drip or smell. So I waxed this in the middle of the living room last week while Glenn was gone and I was catching up on all the TV shows that he doesn’t like (Nashville, Project Runway, Mad Men, etc.)
If you liked this side table project, check out these other chalkboard paint projects I’ve done:
‘Til the next project,