This week I wanted to share my latest
Spring style rescue.
You know the stuff that makes my heart skip a beat...
My sweet friend Carrie
found a lovely worn and unloved vintage table by a dumpster
and her hubby brought it to me.
There is great joy when your girlfriends
find you trash that they know you will love.
Carrie is a precious blessing to my heart!
The legs had such beautiful lines
and great character.
We stripped the pieces of the table top
to remove all of the old wood stain.
Mr. Dior built the base and then we salvaged
a few planks to form the top of the table.
I first used a clear wax to seal the wood
then white washed paint over the wax.
The last step I sanded a smooth finish
with 120 grit sand paper and sealed again
with clear wax for protection.
I wanted the table top
to have a farm style look to it.
And now the perfect finish...
I used the same gray white wash technique
on the rescued shutters against the wall.
I added a sea lavendar plant to add a splash of color
during the spring season. I love that it will last
much longer than fresh flowers.
I fell head over heels for this large old urn
that I rescued with a broken base.
It has such a gorgeous patina
that evolved from years of weather damage.
I gathered branches from our backyard
to bring a touch of nature inside.
The small table top urn
I grabbed at my local Goodwill store
for a few dollars. It made the perfect
container for my sea lavendar...
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I will be linking up this week
with my favorite gals in blogland
Jann's Share your cup Thursday
Debra's Be Inspired Friday
Courtney's Feathered Nest Friday
Wishing each of you
a week full of love and blessings