Painted Side Table

October 7th, 2009 in member junk     
racers7 racers7, member
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I changed the pink arms to blue and yellow, I think it blended better.  Several coats of polycrylic later and its finished.
Primed and ready.
I started painting with acrylic.
My cat Scoots was checking on my progress.
This is the back.
I changed the pink arms to blue and yellow, I think it blended better.  Several coats of polycrylic later and its finished.

I changed the pink arms to blue and yellow, I think it blended better.  Several coats of polycrylic later and its finished.

I found this side table at a thrift store for a couple of dollars.  It was already half primed with white paint so I primed the whole thing and painted a funky, whimsical picture on it.  My story of moving from the city to the country.  Although I probably could have done a distressed look I  went with bold colors.  As you will probably find out in weeks to come, I moved into a smaller house and had virtually no furniture so I was junk hunting for anything that didn't cost a thing.  I'll eventually post how my rooms came out with furniture.  Those were my projects all summer!

Pattern or design used: My own design - melody luna
posted in: member junk, tabletop, wood, cottage, artwork, eclectic, furniture, funky, country, whimsical, family room, living room, farm, study, contemporary, paint

Comments (12)

artteachergirl writes: It is wonderful!!! So colorful and fun! Great paint job! Posted: 10:52 pm on November 24th
TinTinJunkFan writes: Love this! Amazing transformation! Posted: 5:25 pm on October 8th
suewhitney writes: Very are one gifted painter! Great work.

Be Well,'
Sue Posted: 1:58 pm on October 8th
creativejunquer writes: What a great design on this table you are so talented. Always wished I could paint.(well I can in stripes) you do wonderful work. good luck on the craft show>
Robin Posted: 9:57 am on October 8th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Wonderful table! Best of luck with your art and craft show! I am sure you will do well.
Candy Posted: 5:27 am on October 8th
grannijo writes: Love the table!...look forward to seeing more of your art...thanks for sharing...sharon Posted: 5:35 pm on October 7th
shabbychick writes: What a fun table you created! Love the vivid colors and artwork!

Thanks for sharing!

Kathy Posted: 3:06 pm on October 7th
alicemom writes: Melody,
I love your style! I did craft/art shows for about 15 years. I know the butterfly tummy and all. BUT your work is outstanding. I just know you will do great. Good luck and show us more.
smiles, alice Posted: 1:47 pm on October 7th
racers7 writes: Thank you so much, thats a nice compliment. I'm hoping my work sells too! I'm doing my first art and craft show this December. Its a little scary but I'm just putting my self out their slowly. Look out for more upcoming recycled projects this week. Everyone on this site has great projects and it gives you such artistic inspiration. Posted: 11:04 am on October 7th
RustyDiva writes: You really are an awesome urban artist! If you don't have your own business ~ you SHOULD! This stuff should sell like wildfire!! Can't wait to see more. Posted: 10:31 am on October 7th
monakent writes: Very fun!!! This is such a cool piece, I wouldn't want to put anything on top of the table. You are very talented. Can't wait to see what comes next. gailmarie Posted: 10:25 am on October 7th
oldnews writes: What a fun table! I also have lots of this kind of artwork mixed in with my stuff at home, so I am very partial to this wild kind of art! It's fabulous, I LOVE it! Amazing to look at, but just as much fun to create! Can't wait to see more! Marie Posted: 9:53 am on October 7th
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