Monday, October 14, 2013

Stenciled and Dipped Leg Table

Hey there!! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend! Before I get into the table I worked on over the weekend, I'd like to say a quick thanks to everyone who linked up to our Fall Decor party! That was a first for me, co-hosting a party, and it was tons of fun! I'm still working through all of the links, so if you haven't seen a comment from me, I promise you will! 

This weekend I worked on redoing a table I brought home from my booth because it's been sitting awhile. Here's the best before picture I could find. This was after it got sanded, but you can tell by the front leg, I originally painted it in a very distressed coat of milk paint. I think, perhaps, it was just a bit too distressed for most people's liking - including my own. 

Because of it's glossy finish, I painted on two coats of primer and 3 coats of homemade chalk paint in Parchment White just to be safe.

Then using a very pale blue, I stenciled the top and dipped the legs. I really love the subtleness of the blue! The perfect pop of light color!

And now back to my booth it goes! :)

I'm linking to the parties listed HERE and to:


  1. Love the "dipped" legs!!! I want to do the same to some dining room chairs that I am working on. And the stenciled top is super cute :)

  2. I love, love, love this table. I would love for you to link up to Inspire Me this afternoon. Party goes live at 2:30 PT. Hope to see you there. Hugs, Marty

  3. Wow! This turned out so great! I'm hosting a pillow covers giveaway that you should enter!

  4. What a beautiful table Melissa! What a pretty highlight using the blue dipped on the legs and lovely pattern on the top!

  5. Great dipped legs! One of my favorite things & I love the color combo you used!

    Angela @ Number Fifty-Three

  6. Very pretty! Love the colors.

  7. You definitely dressed up this table with your paint. Love the medallions you added too!
    Mary Alice

  8. BEAUTIFUL!! You do amazing work my friend :)

  9. Amazing as always ;) You've been featured from Give Me The Goods! And will also be on my FB page this afternoon ;)
    Jamie @

  10. Oh, how gorgeous does it look!
    Love the cream and light blue!
    Nice sunday!
    Love and hugs...:)

  11. I have a demi lune table I've been wanting to dip! great job, and thanks for the reminder!


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