The Abstract Way

I love painting stripes. There is something so satisfying about taking an abstract design and turning it into a work of art!
In this case, my friend brought me her large kitchen table. She wanted this design in the table but when it was the unexapanded shape. So I drew a line where I thiught I would divide the pattern.
Time: 2 WeeksCost: $10Difficulty: Medium
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I sanded down every square inch of this tale as she wanted it “farmhouse brown”.
once it was finally sanded, I added two coats of stain. I honestly cannot tell you what col R this is or what combination as I LOVE mixing my colors.
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I added masking tape to create the abstract pattern she wanted when table was collapsed. I then expanded the table and created my own design to blend in the table leaves. I took it outside and sprayed gold paint to finish the look. Add several layers of polyurethane and it was done!
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  • Sandra Crosbie
    Sandra Crosbie Ireland
    on May 5, 2018

    Wow!!! That is stunning. You really gave it a new lease of life. You happifiyed it so much it is positively glowing with pride. You will have one stunned, delighted friend. It is gorgeous. Well done. 👏👏👏👏👍👍🐙🐙

    • Lilamber2016
      on May 5, 2018

      This is awesome! I might have to try this although I just sanded and stained my kitchen table but that just means in 1/2 way there :-) thanks for sharing. I love seeing other people's ideas.Looks great :-)