Okay, so the title just about covers it. It was on craigslist for $100, and some how by magic, it was GIVEN to me. Yep just like that. Well okay, I did contact them to see if they would take less and I did go see it. Then I decided I really wanted it, but with Christmas right around the corner, I should wait. Well the owners, great people, decided they wanted to park in their garage more than they wanted my money!!!!! Get this, the hubby even delivered it! I should point out they live around the corner, but still, FREE and DELIVERED! Merry Christmas to me. lol
This the base, kind of a distressed cream color. Very nice actually, all I did was clean it up, the color stayed.
However, the top was a different story, it had to be stained. (American Walnut? I'd have to look at the can, but it was Walnut something and water based. I can tell you this for sure, I don't see any more water based stains in my future.) I couldn't, really I couldn't live with the 80's oak. In the top right corner you can see a glimpse of the new dining chairs, I'm in the process of removing 8 zillion staples, and then I will refinish them and add them to my dining room. (of course I'm still on the hunt for the perfect pneumatic upholstery 1/2 inch crown staple gun.)
*Giggle* She makes me very HAPPY! I say this about all the pieces I refinish, but she is pretty close to perfect. Maybe it's the FREE and DELIVERED factor. When if I ever finish the chairs, it'll be perfect....
I'm still debating about refinishing the piece in the corner here. What do you think? What color? I'm done with stain for a while, so please don't suggest it! lol And no green, I think I have enough in this room. REALLY!
Hi, I'm Tammy, first time blogger, long time blog stalker. I have an addiction to caffeine, garage sales, Goodwill and Craigslist. I'm a SAHM to the best kids. Connor(Con) and Lauren(Lo) are my world. They keep me busy and on my toes. My hubby works outside of the country, so I wear all the hats, even the not so pretty ones. I've learned there isn't anything I can't do, but plenty I don't want to! This is my way of sharing my life with you, please join me in the craziness! I'll be waiting. :)