Friday, September 11, 2009

The Progression of A Dining Room Table....

We started here: At the Salvation Army...

Then spent a day getting primed and drying:
Then spent a day getting painted (3coats) & drying:
then it was done! I absolutely love it!

I still have many chairs to prime & paint as you can see! The table I am a little worried about. I may have mixed up some steps in my painting process that could lead to the paint peeling off of it. Cross your fingers that doesnt happen cause I dont think I can handle another 3 days and 4 layers of painting it!!
I would also like to say that 2 years ago, the dining room suite I wanted was from West Elm and was very $$. For the price of ONE chair from west elm I have a unique and awesome dining room set that was/is fun to create!


Courtney said...

Very nice! Can't wait to see it all completed. :)

grizaham said...

Great job Laura! Painting in NO bueno.

The Skippers said...

Looks great. Can't wait to see how the chairs look with it! You are so creative.

Sus said...

OK, first of all, I LOVE the fact that Erik comments on your blog! Second, I love love love the new table!

Meliha said...

What a beautiful table...looks like it turned out great!

The Masters said...

Hey L-
Looks awesome!
One of the things I love that I see on blogs is to list paint colors used. As we both know how hard it can be to pick out paint? Did you list yours on there and I just didn't see them? If not,...tell tell tell.

Hallie Smith said...


I came to your blog from designsponge. I'm having a great time looking over all your projects--very cool!

I am about to paint a table and chairs, and I'd love if you posted some details.

Do you sand in between coats? With what? Is the final coat ridge-free? What products do you use?

Thanks. Keep up the good work!


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