Shabby Chic Table and not-so-matching chairs

August 10th, 2013 in member junk     
Olivers_Oma Olivers_Oma, member
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Table w/hidden leaf
6 different chairs with similar paint and stain making
Buffet
Great legs!
Table with the leaf hidden beneath
Table w/hidden leaf

Table w/hidden leaf


Driving home one afternoon, I spotted a dining room table and four mis-matched chairs with a free sign. They were much worse for wear, but I happed to see a diamond in the rough. Shortly after finding them, I was at a rummage sale and spotted a buffet/dresser in need of some TLC. With a couple more chair finds, I had a set. 

Lots of labor (of love) in this set. I sanded, filled holes, glued loose joints, painted, distressed, more light sanding, a couple of coats of polyeurathane, reupholstered seats on some chairs and made coordinating cushions on others. 

Did I mention that I found some beautiful pale blue brocade table cloths, placemats, and napkins -- all for $6.00. 

Unfortunately no before picture -- but hope you like what I did with it. I love it!


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, furniture, table

Comments (4)

TinTinJunkFan writes: They look great! Nice job! Posted: 1:51 pm on August 16th
MakinItHappen writes: What a fabulous find! And you worked wonders on it, I'm sure. Posted: 7:07 am on August 14th
suewhitney writes: Your labor of love turned out beautifully. Love all the mix and match chairs. Great job!

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 11:40 am on August 13th
gadgetsponge writes: Great save all around! It definitely gives you a strong sense of pride. Posted: 6:10 am on August 13th
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