Monday, November 14, 2011

To Paint or Not to Paint...that is the Question.

What do you do when you find something super cool that maybe, just maybe, you shouldn't be painting?? And you simply can't help yourself. And out come the brushes and the next thing you know, you're mixing up some paint. 

Check out these Florence, Italy nesting tables. In my defense they were in pretty crappy shape.
Picked them up at the flea market a few weeks back and not even going to tell you for how much, ha!

I painted them blue/gray and silver. Kinda hard to tell where the silver is from the pics but I painted the area that is white in above pic w/ metallic silver then glazed them in charcoal. How could I not? Look at all those carved areas begging me to.




I love how the color changes depending on the lighting. I also love what I scored these for ;)

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14 comments:

Katie said...

The tables look amazing!

Allison@FabRehab said...

Ooooooh my! They are delicious!!! Before I saw the "after", I thought you should maybe leave them as is....but no. You out did yourself again!

Revi said...

Ditto what Allison said! They're lovely. :)
-Revi

Maggie said...

oh my the end result is totally amazing.
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Okio B Designs said...

I love the color you chose. They look unbelieveable gorgeous now!

Coming over from Coastal Charm and a new follower!

Jeanine

Tracy said...

They look great, you really highlighted the beautiful carving. Nice job!

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

The tables are absolutely stunning! I love it! I am now your newest follower via Coastal Charm. I hope you will follow me, too! Blessings to you!

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

those are glamorous and gorgeous!!!! beautiful!

Kim @ A Brush of Whimsy said...

Oh, wow! They look awesome!

whimsicalperspective said...

These are amazing! I will now be treasure hunting to find tables with detail like this. I am obsessed with these. Great work.

Kim said...

Too funny - I got these same tables at a flea market last year for $25. I actually have 3. They are my favorite find ever. Mine are even more worn than yours, but I absolutely love them that way. I have them in my formal dining room, which makes them even more fab!

xoxo,
Kim

rachel@Acts of Life said...

I am in Love with these tables!! They look so fabulously awesome! I love the detail...you did a great job transforming them. I am jealous that you have them and I don't lol.
Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a sweet comment. I am now following your blog...you have some great furniture transformations.

All the best,
Rachel~

PinkPeony said...

You've turned 2 very pretty tables into something fabulous

You have brought out the detail beautifully.

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