Thrifty Side Table Makeover (Annie Sloan Chalk Paint)
I recently shared with you all my fun “new” French Arm Chair (that I painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, seen in the photo below).
Today I’m sharing this side table makeover.
….and in that same post I showed this cute little side table.
And a steal at $2, I think? I don’t even remember but it was CHEAP.
But it did look like this when I picked it up.
Yea, not quite as sweet, I know.
But no worries. I pulled out my Chalk Paint and got to work.
I used Scandinavian Pink on this one to bring a little bit of “coral” into my Family room. (actually it’s a bit of a blend–I blend everything— Primer Red, Scandinavian Pink and White)
The first coat (I used 2). You can see where I started painting the second coat at the top there.
Really awesome coverage over that black.
I sealed it with Annie Sloan Clear Wax and then did a bit of Dark over that.
Amazing how that Dark Wax really changes the color a bit, huh?
I also decided I didn’t want to distress this one. But I did feel it was a bit plain.
So I decided to add a knob ….for the drawer that really isn’t there. ;)
Much better, right?
I LOVE the splash of color this little side table makeover gives this room full of blues, tans and whites.
Another close up.
That pretty little mercury glass knob makes it, doesn’t it?
And I mean really, how can you beat that? A $2 table, a little paint, new knob (eh, a few dollars)….and voila!
Really cute, brand “new” home decor….on a budget.
My entire home has been transformed (completely different style and decor) over the last year or two…..all thrifty finds/garage sale items, transformed.
Furniture, decor, dishes, etc.
I will have a full home tour soon. Stay tuned! UPDATE! See all my home tours, here.
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AND I will also be doing some “before/after” posts of most of my rooms –> like this post here. (major 70’s “before”)
So…the moral of the story? Don’t pass up those bargains! Even if they don’t look like much.
Remember, they can. All it takes is a little paint and imagination. :)
Happy thrifting, decorating and designing on a budget!
Be sure to stop back by to see this “jewelry inspired” makeover next!
UPDATE!!! See it now, here!!
This is an adorable little table and I love the coral color that you custom blended for it. The knob adds the perfect bit of bling!
Thanks Paula! A little bling is always a good thing!! ;)
Pretty! Love the bling the knob adds! Have a great Monday! XO
Thanks Christy! Hope you have a great week!!
That is just adorable!! I can’t wait to start thrifting. The knob was pure genius!!!
Thanks Karen! Oh yes, thrifting is ADDICTING! ;) And so is the transforming that takes place after.
when you posted about the chair my eyes went right to this table, love love it, and it does make that space xx
Oh that’s so funny Chris! :) Thanks so much! It does add a fun little burst of color to the room!
I love it. And I’m still totally loving that chair!
Thanks Andi! :)
I have a crush on that cute little coral table of yours Nancy! The mercury knob is like the cherry on top. Yum! ;)
Thanks Therese :) Oh yes, I would have to agree about the knob!
Darling little table, Nancy! And I love the pizazz the knob adds! Just right…. :) xo
Thanks Karen! :) I love that little knob too!
Hope you are having a great week!
Wow! I can’t believe that was a $2 table! It certainly doesn’t look like that now! I looooove how you put the knob on there. It makes an incredible different! And, I’m still head over heels in love with that chair!
Thank Megan! Yep…can’t beat it! :)
I love the color!! It looks so great with the chair!! ~Sonya
Thank you Sonya! :)
The color of the table is beautiful and the perfect size for a little nook. I LURVE the chair too. Great job Nancy! ~Beth
Thanks Beth! :)
I love it! And where did you find that beautiful white chair that’s beside it? And the pillow? Love them both! They all look perfect together!
Thanks so much! And thanks for the compliment on the white chair! That is actually one I just painted and posted about too. Here is the link if you want to take a look at the process and what it looked like before. :) https://www.artsychicksrule.com/2014/02/thrifty-french-chair-makeover-annie-sloan-chalk-paint.html
Have a great day!! :)
Love your table and your blog!
Thank you Darrielle! :)
Nancy! I love the color combination of your table, the chair and pillow. The know really made that table stand out. And, the chair looks amazing!!
Thank you sweet friend! :)
Okay, you totally had me fooled with the drawer! I thought there really was one! And I LOVE the color you created– so beautiful. And for $2! Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend, Nancy!
Haha yep…it just needed something! Thanks so much Abby! :)
Wow! That’s a fabulous makeover. And for only $2! Who doesn’t love Annie Sloan’s paints. Your blog is so inspirational, I can’t believe I’ve only just found it! There goes the rest of my day! :) Helen xx
Aw thanks so much! And yes, I do love AS’s paints!! They are fabulous. :)
What a lovely transformation! Your clearly very talented and creative. We’re a stockist of ASCP in the UK and seeing how other people use this amazing paint! Its so versatile!
Thanks so much!! I love ASCP! :)