Blue Painted End Tables

Blue is one of my new favorite colors. It’s so refreshing! Today I’ll take you on a journey of beautification: from garage sale unwanted furniture into gorgeous blue painted end tables.

Blue painted end tables

Peek a Blue!

I gave you a little hint of this project last week when I showed you my teen daughter’s Framed Jewelry Display.

Framed jewelry display

 

Here is what we started out with. Two little end tables from a local garage sale site for $30. Not too bad for two pieces of furniture.

Original end tables I bought from a garage sale

They had a cute crackle/faux finish with some flowers painted on. But I looked a bit beyond that and loved the little curves of these tables!

Stenciled leaves

I started with a wipe-down of Clorox Cleanup to get any dust or grime off.

End table opened up for cleaning

My assistant was right there with me every step of the way! Checking and approving my work 😉

Cat looking on as I paint the tables

Blue Painted End Tables

I painted them with Miss Mustard Seed Flow Blue mixed with the MMS Bonding Agent.

I wanted great adhesion with no chipping, and that’s exactly what I got.

This type of paint shows the imperfect paint strokes, like a bit of a washed effect.  And I thought the finish would look great in front of our new Chalkboard Wall. 

MyLove doesn’t like for me to paint in the house but he was out of town for a few days so let’s just keep that between us, okay?  

Closeup of teh end table's painted legs

The color turned out a bit darker than I had anticipated, maybe I mixed a little too much. That’s okay, I still like it.  

I’m crushing on those pretty curvy legs.

Closeup look of the curvy legs of the table

And a little surprise inside the drawers! 

Fabric and ModPodge steps it up a notch, don’t you think? 

End tables side by side with the drawers open to show the pretty liner inside

I protected it all with a coat of Minwax Poly Satin Gloss.

The doors never made it back on and I kind of like it that way.

I am so glad I decided to photograph them outside because it really shows the true color!

The Hobby Lobby knobs look so cute!

Front view of the table

A mix of light and dark blues!

Pretty Colors. 

Pretty Accessories.

Stuff that a young teen girl would love! 

Pretty, antique looking flower knob

Now you can see a bit of my vision for her room.  

Do I have a vision?  Not really but I am trying to tie it all together somehow! 

Pretty furniture buttons

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I am working off of this fabric and hope it does the trick.

Cheery, Isn’t it?

Fabric

See more of the Teen Room Chalkboard Headboard HERE.

Chalkboard headboard painted on the wall

I love the brightly colored pillows!

I am so glad my daughter likes vibrant colors so I can jump out of my comfort zone for a while!

Any blue furniture in your house?

Have a great day!

End tables before and after

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