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Furniture Makeovers: Updating a Thrift Store End Table

By Evolution of Style on Jun 21, 2013

Hello!

I have been enjoying the abundance of yard sales lately and came upon some serious goodies this week. I have been looking for a bench, and snagged this cutie, but for the sake of this post, I'm referring to her sweet little sidekick.


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Like a moth to a flame, I was drawn to this little table. First off, it's solid, which is always a bonus. But it's also a great size, and is the sort of table that you could use just about anywhere in your house - inside or out. Oh, and it was $10. Are you seeing where I'm going with this?

It was in a bit of rough shape, but nothing a sander and some stain can't solve.

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I used Minwax stain, in Jacobean.

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And for the moment, this little lovely has found a home on our back porch. I've been looking for some side tables to accomodate the space between the chairs we have out there, and this one fits the bill.

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All that's missing is a cold Corona with a lime...

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Well, there's one project I can cross off my list. In the meantime, I'd better get cracking on some of these other yard sale projects, otherwise I won't have a place in the garage to park my car.

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