Sunday, July 4, 2010

Sweet and Sophisticated

Remember this little thing? She was pretty scratched up, but sturdy. And I had a vision for her the moment I saw her!

Do you like it?

I'm really pleased with how it's turned out.

A new color for the hardware.

Nice glossy black, and a touch of surprise pink inside the drawer.

And I had the ultra cool fabric I've been dying to use, and I thought it was perfect for the top of this table! I think it's the perfect balance of sweet and sophisticated.

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18 comments:

  1. Oh Heidi! I LOVE IT! I love the Damask fabric and what you did with the drawer color on the inside. Huge improvement. Is this for a client, are you selling it or keeping it?

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  2. Thanks :) I'll be selling this one. It still needs a final clear coat, but I wanted to get pictures while my brother was here to take them.

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  3. wow, I really love it! how did you do with the fabric?

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  4. I love this table. Did you mod podge the fabric?

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  5. Would love to hear how you actually adhered the fabric and cut it so perfectly!! Well done...thanks for stopping by Pandora's Box!

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  6. I did use mod podge for this....lots and lots of it...a little more then half a jar...to make it nice and thick, then sanded down the brush strokes with very fine sandpaper. As for the cutting, I got it cut down sorta to size (but big...) then slowly trimmed it down with a heavy book sitting to keep it from sliding around. I read a bunch of tutorials on doing it and some said to make sure you cut the fabric a bit small in case it stretches when wet, so I just tried to make a nice curve that went parallel to the top.

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  7. Wow! This turned out really great! I love the fabric you chose. You did a wonderful job!

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  8. I loooooove this... SUPER cute!! I never thought of putting fabric on the top of a table, and that fabric is SO adorable! Awesome job.

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  9. purple and black is so classy. the fabric print gorgeous.

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  10. Love the table. Very pretty. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. The "after" is amazing! I love how the touch of color and pattern on this accent table acts as an accessory for the space. Have a very ugly bookcase that could use help like this! Thanks for sharing!
    Partying with you at the CSI Modge Podge challenge!

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  12. Such a pretty pretty pattern on top! Definitely much better as an "After." :) Visiting from The CSI Project. Hope you'll come by and say hi. :)

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  13. What a great re-do! I absolutely love it.

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  14. Wonderful job! Love the splas of Pink!

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