So I do want to show you my latest project that took me almost three months to finish. I want to start by saying that it would take any normal person a lot less time to finish but
a) I am not the most crafty person I know
b) I just wasn’t motivated.
This cute table sat in my garage for all of July, August, and September before I touched it.
I even had a neighbor ask if this would be a permanent fixture in our garage. Heh heh, very funny.
Mike actually found this gem at the Goodwill near us this summer for $4.00.
I know, right???
It was this tan vomit color that wouldn’t really go with anything in our home. So what did I do?
I spray painted it.
I brought it inside after three or four coats of spray paint and then the paint started to come off. So I then hauled it back out to the garage and sanded it to make it look weathered (basically to cover my mistakes but I love how weathered and vintage is “in” and in my house are code for damaged) and then I lacquered it. Three times. So now it is much easier to clean up and it fits with our decor in the dining/living room.
The grand total breakdown looks like this:
Table = 4.00
Spray paint = 1.00 x 2 cans = 2.00
Lacquer = 6.00
Total = 12.00 for a great sofa table