Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Another Annie Sloan Project…

Last summer when making over the covered patio, I picked up this fantastic side table to use outdoors between my lounge chairs where the flagstone is. Loving the cheerful aqua color, don’t you? ….and it certainly looked lovely and was a perfect fit for out there!

imageBut after buying the bird cage this past weekend I just posted about  you – I needed a low table to set that darling cage for inside my home.  001So I decided to transform this little table into something for indoors.  it had become a little sun warped and chippy from the elements outdoors – 002which made it all the more charming. I hosed it off and wiped it down and after drying in the sunshine for a bit, I did a light sanding to remove the chippy aqua paint.

012Using what was left over from the desk and dog bed for the Guest Suite, I repainted using the Annie Sloan “old white” chalk paint that I bought from Hayley’s Cottage. it turned out beautifully!


It looks as though this all meant to be here! makes such a statement in the room don’t you think?

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I am loving the statement it makes in the room.


Appreciate you coming over to see my latest project here at Fishtail Cottage!  To see where I may be linking to this week – please check my “Cottage Links” label (on my side bar)…xoxo, tracie

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Whimsical Whites said...

cute table! ;)

Blondie's Journal said...

What a perfect table for the birdcage. I liked it in blue and it looks great in white, too! I have yet to try the ASCP but will get around to it one of these days! Great job, Tracie!


Marydon said...

And it is lovely, Tracie. Amazing what a little paint can do. Bird cage is perfect touch ...
Have a lovely eve ~

Teresa Jane said...

The bird cage is fabulous and does make a statement in the room. A focal point and definitely a conversation piece. Lovely. Thank you for sharing it with us. :)

pballard said...

Thanks for sharing your new bird cage and table.. Love them.. Reminds me I have a birdcage that I want to spray paint. Oh just add it to my list of things to do!!!!!

Terry Moore said...

Okay the table is good but that REAL birdcage is fantastic!

Erika Marsh said...

oooo! I love that bird cage, it's sooo unique and it does add a great statement to the room! :)

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

Hello Tracie, Isn't it fun moving things around in our homes - seeing their beauty and potential used in different ways! This makes a perfect table for your amazing birdcage. I appreciate you sharing with A Return to Loveliness,

Heather said...

Great job! it's the perfect setting for the birdcage.

Buffi Neal said...

WHat a cute table :)

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Anonymous said...

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Wow! Lovely table. From outdoor to indoors. I think its much nicer that its indoors. It suits in the interior and with the bird cage.

Donna said...

Tracie, I LOVE the table and the bird cage and the parakeets!! Oh my gosh, what a magical home and garden you have!!... Donna

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LOVING it!!!

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At The Picket Fence said...

That looks so great! And that bird cage is awesome. :-) Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Inspiration Friday last weekend!

very merry vintage style said...

Such a cute little table. I like it inside and out! Thanks for linking up to Share the Love Wednesday!