Sunday, October 10, 2010

My first decoupage- the table B&A

Well, yesterday was my middle daughter's 12th Bday so I am late in posting this. I had it done Fri night but she wanted to go to Carowinds yesterday so anyway...  This little table was given to me from a friend probably about 15 years ago. I always kept a cloth on it to cover it up cuz it was just so ugly. Then I found all of you here on blogland and I thot I could make this ugly table pretty.  Here is the before:


My 4 toddlers had done there own bit of damage to the top as well over the years.



And here is the after:





There are a few wrinkles in it but they're not too noticeable. I was afraid to rub them out cuz this is the second piece of paper I used cuz when I rubbed the wrinkles out the first time, it rubbed the top layer of the paper off so I had to take that off and redo it. I am happy enought with it to leave it alone.

I am just excited to have made it look better. Even my son said it was an improvement.

Thanks for looking! have a blessed day,
Karyl

I am linking to a party at  http://makingtheworldcuter.blogspot.com/2010/10/making-world-cuter-monday-oct-11.html 

I am gonna try to post the button too y'all so here goes...
Making

And on Tuesday I am linking to this party at sassysites.blogspot.com~


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I am also linking to My Dear Trash's first linky lasting from
Oct 14-Oct 21 @

17 comments:

  1. What a beautiful transformation!! Way to go! I'm SOO excited we found each others blogs! I can't wait to see what else you have in store! Thank you oh so very much for sharing my button on your blog :) HUGS!!
    Your happy newest follower,
    ~Terrell @ Frou Frou Decor~

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  2. Oh I love the power of paint. That table was pretty beat up...but NOW, WOW!
    My thrift party was NOT on this week, we were away. It will resume come this Friday:) hope to see you then. Debbie

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  3. Oh wow!!! What a great piece of furniture now!

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  4. That is great-amazing what a fresh coat can do-thanks so much for stopping by design blooms and your sweet comment.

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  5. Really like the redo!
    Thanks for stopping by. I bought a runner the next year after buying the placemats, but it is a shade darker. That is ok - will use it else where.
    Enjoy your evening.

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  6. So cute! I would love to have you link up over at Sassy Sites for our Trash to Treasure Tuesday party! :)

    Marni @ Sassy Sites!
    www.sassysites.blogspot.com

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  7. Love the new table! It turned out really cute. I picked up a table recently at a thrift store and plan on painting mine black also. Love the blog! I am a new follower ~ I can't wait to see what you come up with next :)

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  8. and to think you recycled too. Saving the earth one cute piece of furniture at a time.

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  9. Great job!
    Greetings from Italy,
    Federica.
    xoxo

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  10. Oh! This is breath-taking! Love it! I'm gonna have to keep my eyes open at the thrift shops so I can do a copy-cat. Maybe. Regardless, I'm impressed. Thanks for sharing!

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  11. Great job on the transformation! Thanks for linking up to Sassy Sites for our Trash to Treasure Tuesday! Hopefully we can see you again next Tuesday! xoxo

    -Marni @ Sassy Sites!

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  12. It's perfect! You did a great job and brought an old item new life!

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  13. Omg, what a difference. You did a great job, it has a whole new life now!

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  14. you did such an amazing job! i can't believe you did that! hmm, makes me want to go into my basement and see if there is something i could fix!

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  15. Thanks for linking up to My Dear Trash- I LOVE the black. Stunning.

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  16. Well done! I love it. Very subtle. To think you had it covered up for so long....
    Great job.

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  17. What a stunning makeover! Great job you did - I love the size and shape of that little table - definitely worth saving.

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