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Good morning everyone.. I hope you had a fantastic weekend! Today’s segment of Monday Makeover features this table I came across at Goodwill last week. It was marked $4.75. I dawdled around trying to decide whether to buy it or not, but since it was Tuesday (senior discount day) that means 25% off which would put it slightly under $4.00. So, what the heck, I bought it. (btw.. Mom was with me)
I found this tray for $2.25 a while back… ( I love these trays)
I decided to revamp the table this weekend.. First I had to disassemble it..
The brass was tarnished quite a bit
These were the decorative backings on my dining room chairs. After the makeover, (if you missed it click here to view) I decided to leave them off, but, figured they’d come in handy for something else.
It pays to save things , because you never know. My goal was to spruce up this bland table, perhaps add a little more pizzazz.
The bamboo tray was revamped with a new look as well. I really enjoy working with trays and love how this one turned out. I spray painted it with the brassy gold and of course, used more of the wallpaper samples (I have so much of it – I need to use them.. remember – as I said – I’ll be happy to share – just let me know)
My intention was to use it on this table top, however, it was too big.. But guess what? It fit perfect in between the top and the little rack. So, I used it as a makeshift drawer. Here is the table now
Doesn’t it look a thousand times better!!
The gold gives them a more richer appeal (mind you I paid $5.00 for the pair at a yard sale about a year & a half ago)
This tray went from Plain to Pretty
And the table went from Terrible to Terrific!
Have you recently given an item a new look? If so, please share
Design Idea by : JamalaWallace : aka UrVintageGirl
This makeover is featured on Hometalk
Good morning all! I hope you had a lovely weekend. Today’s makeover is a DIY Tray Makeover.. I’ve had these trays for years, stored away and not being used. After seeing all the lovely trays – I decided to pull them out and give them a makeover. This project cost me Zero dollars because I already had the items around the house. Time to put them to use with new looks. I have four of them but this weekend I worked on two.
I had this wallpaper sample book stored away as well. As an fyi.. no I didn’t sell wallpaper..chuckles.. but a friend gave it to me and naturally I took it..(they were such pretty samples) kinda figured they’d come in handy one day..
Spray paint to change the color…
Used modge podge to glue it down
Here’s the a new look for tray #1
This has definitely softened the look of the tray
Tray #2 has become a desk tray (of course I had to use the leopard print)
A quick spray of gold metallic paint to create the gold accessories
I’m pleased with the new looks and look forward to completing the other two! BTW – If any of you care to make over a tray – let me know – I’ve got plenty of paper and would love to share it with you. Just send me a message and I’ll send you pictures of selections. All I ask is that you share your project with me 🙂