Still working on the chairs. But I Beachified that hutch you see in background
previously here in this post.
I'll cut to the chase and give the BEFORE of this black laminate Horror
And the AFTER
And the HOW
The last time I was here at the Florida house I had posted how I wanted to change the look of my dining table. Which as you can see has 2 big black laminate squares for legs.
I asked for ideas and you wonderful women had come up with some great ideas for me, but one tiny problem kept me thinking. That was the fact that the glass top is so heavy, it can not be lifted off, unless I had 4 men, which sorry to say, I just didn't have!!
But it could be lifted a tiny bit to slide something between the glass and the stump.
Now, just what was it that I wanted to slide in there? ... I had to keep thinking. We are talking paper thin here.
Ultimately I was inspired by one of my trips to Home Goods.
Where I saw this this little nautical side table.
So off I went to Michaels for some scrapbook paper, which would be perfect to recreate that look above. Look what I found. It even says the Gulf of Mexico! Our house is down there on the gulf side in the Southwest Florida area. This will be perfect!!
and some with postcards and ships.
First I had to paint this table, remember it is laminate, so I used the gripper, from Home Depot.
2 coats of gripper, 2 coats of Behr "table linen" later.
Now for that pesky top I told you about. I cut some brown paper to fit.
Just adjusting till I like it. Then let dry and slide into the space.
So the final result which I love...
The overall effect is so much brighter, and more befitting a home by the sea!
So once more, the Horrid Before
The Beachified After
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