Wallpaper side-table...

October 20th, 2009 in member junk     
Gadora_Wilder Gadora_Wilder, member
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Ethan Allen side table ~ AFTER. Wallpaper front and top, refashioned drawer pulls and poly seal. *Used discarded (old) bottles for flower arrangement.
Refashioned drawer pulls. Painted sage color, also used to bring out detail of carved scroll work on front of piece, then wiped off excess paint.
Second coat of paint (olive) was allowed to dry, then lightly sanded to reveal java base coat. The shell scroll was distressed to draw more attention.
Wallpaper was trimmed to fit side-table top, drawer front and interior. A brayer was used to adhere wallpaper to surface, then squeeze excess glue. Once dry, a poly top coat was applied to entire surface, then buffed down.
Ethan Allen side-table ~ BEFORE.
Ethan Allen side table ~ AFTER. Wallpaper front and top, refashioned drawer pulls and poly seal. *Used discarded (old) bottles for flower arrangement.

Ethan Allen side table ~ AFTER. Wallpaper front and top, refashioned drawer pulls and poly seal. *Used discarded (old) bottles for flower arrangement.

Photo: Gadora Wilder

While not technically junk... this table had long lost it's charm. While in someone's possession ~ they shall remain nameless ~ a thick and drippy shellac was slathered across the entire piece. Ewww. In Gadora's hands, the Ethan Allen side-table again shines...

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Pattern or design used: My own design - Ethan Allen side-table redo...
posted in: member junk, wood, furniture, whimsical, family room, living room, bedroom, entry, brown, olive, gadora wilder, 80s, ethan allen

Comments (8)

lovejunk writes: love it i might try that on a table that i have so cute! Posted: 8:51 pm on November 19th
Shelley_ writes: I second Junkforfun's WOW! Posted: 8:29 pm on October 29th
shabbychick writes: Such a beautiful transformation! I love the new finish, and the wallpaper really makes it pop!

Thanks for sharing.

Kathy Posted: 11:02 pm on October 24th
itsnotjunk2me writes: Wow, what a fantastic transformation! Beautiful paint technique and wallpapering- love the pattern and your use of the flower arrangement to make it all pop. ~judi ;) Posted: 4:09 pm on October 21st
alicemom writes: Good job!
smiles, alice Posted: 3:27 pm on October 20th
JUNKFORFUN writes: WOW!! Posted: 1:22 pm on October 20th
RustyDiva writes: Love this table! It looks very high~end. I don't care if it is out of style ~ I love wallpaper!!!!!!! Posted: 10:46 am on October 20th
monakent writes: Nice.....very nice. gailmarie Posted: 10:42 am on October 20th
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