Warm White Stained Top Coffee Table

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Are you a fan of combined refinished wood and painted pieces? I find they are a perfect combination to update vintage pieces.
I have many tutorials of these combos on my blog.
This vintage 3 piece set got a well deserved makeover giving them many more years of life. Here is more on the coffee table.
The tops of all were stripped with paint stripper, power sanded and stained antique walnut stain from General Finishes and sealed with 4 coats of their high performance poly. Aren't they gorgeous? You can't buy hardwood like this much anymore with out paying a fortune.
The base was painted in Dixie Belle drop cloth using their paint brush. I did 2 coats then sanded it smooth.

Here are more Dixie Belle drop cloth projects I have done.
To seal the paint, I used Dixie Belle easy peasy spray wax in clear then to add dimension used Fusion Mineral Paint's ageing wax. You can see the clear above on left and the ageing wax on the right catching perfectly in the grooves.
This table turned out gorgeous and found a new home in short order. I love giving pieces like this a new lease on life to be used by future generations and save them from the landfill or stuffed in storage. Do you have a piece that might enjoy this type of makeover?

FULL tutorial here https://creativemoments10.blogspot.com/2019/04/french-provincial-coffee-table-with.html
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  • Lorraine Lorraine on Jun 17, 2019

    Beautiful!! What color is the base? Thank you

  • N. G. Londonderry N. G. Londonderry on Jun 17, 2019

    How did you remove the top portion of the side table without causing damage? I don’t see it in the photos of the three tables together .

  • Tina Tina on Jun 17, 2020

    Love the table but, I really love the rug! Where did you purchase it?

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  • Teresa Teresa on Jun 19, 2021

    I love that look!! I want to do mine in the two tone distress but I dont have the nerve to do it. Its beautiful.

    • Creative Moments Creative Moments on Jun 19, 2021

      thank you for the kind words, be brave, you can do it, go to my tutorial blog for more inspiration as I have MANY of these projects shared step by step

  • Annie Annie on Jun 19, 2021

    Lovely. Such a worthwhile re-do. Nice craftsmanship