Sunday, February 2, 2014

Long Farm Table/Desk



I was at the Flea Market again and as I was walking by a stall that sold army knives and other weapons I spied an old pine table.  It was covered with vintage knives and other manly things, but I asked the vendor if the table was for sale.  He said yes, but I think he thought I was a little crazy.  I am kinda of use to people thinking I am strange for liking old beat up things!  After clearing the table off, I loaded it up and took it home.
Before:




I decided to to sand down the top and paint the rest with Milk paint. 
Sanding:


Beautiful Pine:
I love all the dings and scratches in the wood.  It was in a workshop so it has a lot of character which I love.
I added AS dark wax and love it!

The next step was to mix up milk paint in Buttermilk and paint away.  After drying I scraped and then waxed.  
Stunning!







Love the chippiness!

























This Might be a keeper!
Linking Up With:
http://www.dwellings-theheartofyourhome.com
http://linda-coastalcharm.blogspot.com
 http://www.stonegableblog.com
 http://knickoftimeinteriors.blogspot.com
http://cityfarmhouse.com
 http://ivyandelephants.blogspot.com
 http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com
http://www.frommyfrontporchtoyours.com
http://rootedinthyme.blogspot.com/
http://www.commonground-do.com
http://www.redouxinteriors.com
http://frenchcountrycottage.blogspot.com/
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14 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh I love this table/desk! What a great transformation. Funny, I also love hydrangeas (yours are beautiful) and I have that exact same silver champagne cooler or "loving cup". I also have the same boxwood wreaths (Antique Farmhouse) and I collect vintage suitcases. I found you on The Scoop. Would love to follow but don't see a GFC option. ?
    Kathleen

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  2. Your makeover is wonderful - can't believe it is the same piece.

    I also love the sweet vignette you created with the stool and the cubbyhole shelf above.

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  3. That table came out amazing! You saw the potential perfectly!

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  4. This is just adorable! Love everything about it!

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  5. bravo to you for asking if it was for sale. love it.

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  6. I wouldn't get any work done at this desk, I'd be too busy admiring all of its lovely quirks. Such a gorgeous makeover, and you've staged it so beautifully, too. Yep, its a keeper!

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  7. Wow, love this! I'm thinking of doing something similar with our desk; great tip on AS dark wax.
    mrsdbliss.blogspot.com

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  8. Wow! Well worth asking, Darrielle!!!! That table is sweet!!!!! You did a fabulous job on transforming her into a beautiful vintage piece. :)

    xoox laurie

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  9. love your remake, the table is gorgeous, i would love to feature it, if thats ok let me know,
    lauren

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  10. What a score! Your table is fabulous now that you've given it a little TLC. The paint color you picked for the bottom is just perfection too!

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  11. Your table turned out gorgeous!

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  12. This like new desk rustic style, congratulations! Your desk looks very good

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