Pedestal Table face-lift11:05 PM
Can you believe we're already in the second week of November? How does the time fly by so quickly? Typically this time of year, the cold weather has driven me to play Christmas songs almost non-stop. Yes, I know some people think that you shouldn't play Christmas music until after Thanksgiving, but to be honest, I'm not a big fan of turkey or mashed potatoes, so I get ready for Christmas early. (Sometimes as early as August, but you didn't hear that from me.) Since I don't have the cold to keep me holed up inside baking, I'm trying to get some of the bigger/outside projects done.
Remember this old thing? Definitely beat up and ugly, but full of potential. Battling sporadic rainy weather, I finally finished the table.
I decided that a pop of yellow would be perfect in this corner of the kitchen, so I went to the paint store looking for a good yellow for the base of the table. Here's a tip - when you're looking for paint (especially when matching specific colors isn't a big deal), check out the "mis-tints" at the store. If a color is mixed wrong (i.e. not the intended color), they sell it at a discounted price! I found the perfect yellow semi-gloss in the mis-tints... for only $4.00!
My sister-in-law turned me on to this nifty little device. If you're doing a lot of spray-painting, this is a life saver... or at least a finger saver! As for the primer, I found this down at the paint store as well. Good or bad, it did the trick - I didn't have to sand anything before I painted.
PS - sorry the pictures aren't better! :)