Friday, March 6, 2009

A Project And A Half

Here is the mystery project I was working on, another island. Last summer I had made a wine bar/sofa table similar to this kitchen island. I used an old chair that sat on my deck for about 5 years.

I had it in a pile to junk because the top pieces broke, but then saw the mission style sides and thought, "I can make a table from this!" I used a wood top from a coffee table on this one, and some scrap boards for the shelves. It still needs a coat of poly and I am going to add locking wheels to the bottom, but haven't made it into town to get them.

The bonus project is only half done. I thought it was all the way finished, until I took a picture of it and saw that I needed a few more coats of spray paint. So here it is before black spray paint--a catchall for office supplies, chocolate, jewelry, etc. Do you see some of the thrift store finds I showed a few weeks ago. I am off to see a play.


PS--I changed my blog look (again), but don't get too used to it. This was totally a blue background on my laptop??? Not sure if this is me or not.

9 comments:

  1. It looks green on my computer. It looks nice! Jen

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  2. I just love your junk transformations! They remind me alot of, well....US! (JunkFest girls) We just love taking the unusable stuff and making it great again. You do a great job!!

    Saw a picture of the explosion in the paper...all I can say is WOW.

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  3. I am diggin' on that table. Great upcycle! The half project looks fine to me, maybe I have to see what else your going to do to it. Either way, great idea, I likey a lot!

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  4. This is so cool! You always make the neatest things! I could see that container thing painted white and put in my bathroom to hold soaps, washclothes,etc. It would be so handy! You do a great job.


    That was terrible about the explosion. Did they ever find that lady!

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  5. Becky, I love your bar just like I love all your projects. And I really enjoy your blog and the way you share your faith through it.

    I've awarded you a FAB BLOG award! Visit my blog to check it out.

    You rock! Midge

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  6. Bec - theses are great! Love Love the table.. wow!

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  7. I am always soooo inspired by your ideas!! You really encourage me to think "outside the box"!! Thanks for always being an encouragement and inspiration to me!!!

    HUGS!
    Tracey
    polkadotsandpicketfences.com

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  8. Green here!

    Love the table. How creative!

    Have a great day, Denise

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  9. Cool! I like your project too. I like the wood accents.

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Thanks so much for taking the time to comment, I really appreciate your kind words!

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