Tuesday, June 26, 2012

{Before & After} Chalkboard | Coffee Table

I have done several Chalkboard / Coffee Tables and they are apparently very popular because they sell extremely fast - which makes me very happy :)














It wipes clean fairly well, especially if you use a water/vinegar ratio. However, it will not be totally and completely free of chalk - there are some slight natural indentions in the wood where chalk has found a permanent home. Here is a closer view of the top to show what I'm talking about:


See what I'm talking about? It doesn't bother me a bit, I honestly like the look of it, I just wanted to make sure you are aware that it is not a glossy black top for a coffee table :)

See, I think it looks awesome:



I have to admit, I kind of want to keep this one - it matches perfectly with our living room! Plus it is leggy while our original coffee table is very boxy (it has a pretty large storage compartment). I see a new coffee table in my future - preferably a leggy one with an upholstered top :)


Dimensions:

Width 27.5"
Length 49"
Height 18"

Details:

Solid Wood
Legs and sides (turquoise) painted with "Oops" paint (no name or code) mixed w/ Plaster of Paris to create a chalk paint (not to be confused with chalkboard paint like the top)
Top painted with authentic Chalkboard Paint from Lowes
Lightly distressed

$75.00 SOLD
*When this piece is moved to The Depot the price will increase to $95.00 (for hauling it up there plus The Depot get's a commission)*


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6 comments:

  1. Love it!! I'm impressed with your blogging :)

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  2. Wow... you are on a roll with the blogging and the makeovers! You go girl! I have to admit I totally want this table - I am in love with it! And I love your little 'coaster' for the cup :)

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  3. Great makeover! The chalkboard top is so fun!

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  4. How fun! I love the legs, too, what a fun color.

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