Fall has arrived y’all! Beautiful color is popping out all over, and today’s green table project was inspired by it.
This table was painted to demonstrate a simple finish with only 2 products. I got the table for $15 from the same friend of a friend’s garage sale where I got last week’s table. I cleaned it up well, and got to work on it. The whole project took about 1.5 to 2 hours to complete. Totally do-able, right?
I painted it live on Facebook, and you can check out the video here if you’re interested. Sorry for the blurry before photo; I pulled it from the video because I forgot to take a photo.
Knowing I only had 2 products, I had to make them count. So I chose this vibrant Christmas-y green called Evergreen for my color. It had pretty good coverage in one coat, but I probably would have done 2 coats if I wasn’t demonstrating the finish on a live video. But the finished look was distressed anyway, so any peek-through areas ended up looking intentional.
I love the curvy legs and center detail of this table.
For my second product, I chose a brown glaze called Van Dyke brown. I haven’t glazed much before, so I was basically experimenting. When the green was barely dry (maybe even not-so-dry?), I painted on a pretty thorough coat of the glaze. Then I used a paper towel to wipe it back in areas. Because of the newness of the paint job, some paint came off with the glaze. But I ended up loving the look. Glazing and distressing were combined into one step, and it was a happy accident!
Now let’s talk about that staging. My hubby and I had picked up some staging supplies at Home Depot, including 2 of those red brick panels. My plan is to texture and paint them to look like cream city brick. But so far I haven’t found the time to do it, and I was just dying to try out my new set-up. So the wall is red and the bricks are running vertically. I know. Not ideal, LOL.
But I do like the wood floor, and how the colors are all popping. It’s pumpkin time! I’m definitely motivated to get those walls finished, so I can make my photos more profesh.
EDIT: Here is a pic I snapped with the bricks running horizontally after the wall was complete.
Here are the products I used.
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