Tuesday, November 9, 2010

mini table makeover.

hello.

sorry i didn't blog yesterday -- busy, busy 'round here. anyway, i thought i'd share a little table makeover i completed this weekend...

megan had this table already, and wanted to give it a new look for her future baby's nursery:
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such a great way to take pieces that you still have, but aren't using, and make them useful again -- rather than buy new things.

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the knobs are from anthropologie (i snatched them up a couple of years ago, and they've yet to be used!)

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18 comments:

  1. So cute....and the knobs are adorable!!

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  2. Where on earth did you find those amazing knobs?

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  3. i probably should've said it in the text - anthropologie! whenever i find awesome knobs, i just have to snatch them up!

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  4. This is just a wonderful example of what can be done with okay things, they can indeed become wonderful with a little work and creativity! The knobs are a delight on this piece, there is certainly a sense of humor.
    Janell

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  5. Would you ever be interested in doing a simple tutorial class for your readers far away? Where you could charge a fee for the class and teach little touch up ideas? I know, you don't want to give away your business but I'd love to learn from you.

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  7. LOVE it. You and barb have the perfect- roughing it up- touch.. very natural looking.

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  8. Nice, looks like a whole new table!

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  9. I l-o-v-e the knobs. such a great little table.

    and for us slightly less talented folks, do you have any recommendations for painting laminated furniture -- aka the stuff you get at Ikea?

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  10. Those knobs are *perfect* with that newly refinished piece. love it. great work1

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  11. I love it all...and the knobs are fabulous!

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  12. That table went from fugly to fabulous! It's amazing what a little creativity and talent will revive a piece of furniture. Good job Kristen! :) ~ Susan

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  13. thank you, my sweet commenters :)

    and danielle - i'm honored to be in the barb category ;)

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  14. If that isn't an incredible make-over almost to the point of unrecognizable, I don't know what is. I love that this Mama will be able to pass on what was once an ordinary piece to her child as a something special. Talented = you!
    Destiny

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  15. oh - and courtney.... hhmmm...it's not the best for painting, but if you are going to paint it, make sure to sand REALLY well, and follow all of barb's painting tutorials over at design*sponge really well. here is a link:

    http://www.designspongeonline.com/category/before-and-after

    as for doing a tutorial, probably not, just because i don't have a whole lot of time to write one right now! i did do a post a little while back that was on my suggestions for painting, and it is here:

    http://kfddesigns.blogspot.com/2010/06/blue-bench.html

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  16. The knobs are wonderful and add a touch of whimsy to this piece. You've turned a very plain piece into a fun and funky piece! I love it! You are quite the artist.

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