Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Flea Market Table Redo

This table was so ugly, the owner of the thrift store just gave it to me!  I promised her I would show a picture of the make over.  Someone had painted the top a terrible gold color.  I am showing the first picture after sanding all that gunk off.

Next I mixed up a custom color of taupe chalk paint.  I was envying the color combo of taupe and cream.  I painted on two coats of color and then applied a clear coat of Annie Sloan's soft wax.  Then a tiny bit of the dark wax mixed with more clear wax. 

I then screen printed my most favorite typography from The Graphics Fairy. Click here to download the image.  Thank you, Karen, for providing the French advertisement.  I mixed a light gray with a little black ink to achieve the darker gray.  Shows up beautifully on the cream!  Here is the end result!