Stained Coffee Table & An Update!

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This 3rd times the charm, stained espresso table is a favorite…but in some cases nonetheless time for a adjust!

Good day sweet buddies!

I imagined I’d revisit an outdated makeover that I just adore! A person of my favorites truly.
This coastal-fashion espresso desk makeover…

…that was how it started out.

Do you try to remember it?

I’m sharing it since I have determined to improve it out for an ottoman. (scroll down to see it)
I am prepared for a minor improve-up.

Stained Espresso Desk

But initially, let us have a minor refresh of this table.
I resolved to get rid of the finish from the leading and refinish it so I wouldn’t paint more than those people pretty inlays.

bottle of orange citristrip on table

This was an previous bottle of Citristrip when it truly used to function seriously properly.
I never use it anymore. They changed the components and it just does not do the career the way it utilised to.
(read additional about my assessment of that in the publish, here)

In any case, off arrived that end to expose that lovely wooden beneath.

stain half scraped off of brown table

I considered I preferred to stain it this color… (water-based mostly stain)

NOPE! I immediately wiped that back off.

Then I thought I’d whitewash it…

Nope! Ha! I didn’t like that possibly. Off arrived that as well.

I permit it dry overnight and made a decision to go with oil-based stain alternatively.
I applied a pre-stain initially, then Antique Walnut, wiping again well, then Classic Gray about that, also wiping back again.

And WOW, it arrived out the great shade!

I painted the base white with a little bit of distressing.

Want the complete makeover information, products, etcetera? Hop on above to the publish for additional.
>>> Coastal Style Espresso Desk Makeover

And this is how this beauty appears to be like now.

I could not have been extra pleased! I just like this table.

Gosh, now I come to feel like I really do not want to alter it or permit it go!! lol

I may have to retailer it even though I participate in about with this new piece for a though.

Below is the new piece we’ll be utilizing in listed here for the time being.

It opens up and can be employed for storage, which is good.
You can obtain it here.

It is supposed to be below subsequent Thursday. I’ll be sure to share it when it comes in! Hold an eye out about on Instagram too.

In other information, I experienced a particular customer now! (Weds) Christy from Confessions of a Serial DIYer!! Woohoo!
We hadn’t seen just about every other in more than 2 several years and that’s just way way too very long! We did not do a video or any thrift searching. Just a good pay a visit to and lunch to capture up. But I did get a sweet video clip of her arriving at my home.

And we snapped this image before she left.

Christy Confessions of a Serial DIYer and Nancy Artsy Chicks Rule

Best buddies! And running a blog good friends for a extensive time now. We have promised to not permit that a lot time go by all over again. And we’ll be accomplishing some much more points jointly in the future for the blogs. Continue to be tuned!

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend and a harmless holiday getaway!

xoxo

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