Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Wednesday's Projects Past - Vintage Numbered Nesting Tables


I restyled these original vintage nesting tables about 3 years ago. 



They were leaking tannin so I had to coat them first with Stop Stain, then 3 coats of white chalk paint.


Then I printed off the number stencils on my computer and cut them out.


I decreased the size of the numbers to match the decreasing sizes of the tables.


Then I mixed up some grey acrylic paint and using a sponge brush, stencilled on the numbers.


Then a good sand and distress.  Followed by a coat of clear furniture wax.  


And you will know from my house tours that I still have them and still love them!

:) Julie


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9 comments:

  1. I love anything with number on it but these are extra special,because of those beautiful legs.

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    1. Thanks Gilly! I love those legs too. :) Julie

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  2. Gorgeous! You did a wonderful job!! Love the numbers!

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  3. I love them too. I've been looking for a set of nesting tables for ages. Thanks for sharing at VIParty.

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    1. Thanks Betsy. Good luck with your search. :) Julie

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  4. What a great look these tables have. I love the white and grey vintage look. I love things that just endure forever in my home. I don't change much because I only put out what I love!

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    1. Thanks AnnMarie. I change my mind often but these are definitely keepers. :) Julie

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