Thursday, June 12, 2014

Vintage End Table & Where I've been Featured

*I was compensated for this post with supplies, however all content, thoughts and opinions are my own.

Hey everyone!
 
I have a bunch of exciting things to share with you all today!
 
But first, here is a vintage William Fetner end table that I painted over the weekend.
 


 
In my own home I tend to gravitate more towards cream and (my all time favorite) antique white for furniture (although I have been adding in more stained and black pieces lately). It just seems to work better for me and gives me a neutral palette to decorate (and redecorate) with.
 
But, when I am doing custom orders or painting furniture to sell, I just love using color.  Although, for some reason, I seem to forget about Persian Blue from General Finishes, but honestly, it is one of the best colors out there. Every time I use it, I fall in love all over again. Here's the thing that makes it so hard to describe...it's light blue. And, I feel like, if you just say that, the connotation of a baby blue or a pastel blue comes to mind. I assure you this is neither! Persian Blue is a sophisticated, lighter blue with hints of gray and maybe even a tinge of green. It is just gorgeous!
 
Look at the difference it made on this seriously dated end table...
 
 
 
Since the table has a decidedly country feel, I gave it a good amount of distressing and sealed it with wax.
 
 
 

 
 And, are you loving the hardware as much as I am? You really cannot go wrong with milk glass. Ever.  These Milk White Cut Glass Knobs were provided by one of my very favorite companies, D. Lawless Hardware.
 


 
 
Lastly, I lined the drawer with burlap to give it a fresh, new feel.

 
 
 
I love the classic lines of this table! If you are local, this table is currently available for sale.
 
 
 
Now, on to some pretty amazing features. Seriously. How am I this fortunate!
 
I've mentioned time and time again that I adore General Finishes paint. I'm not exaggerating. I honestly, honestly do. And they have shared my work in some pretty amazing ways.
 
First, my Patina Green Antique Dresser is being used by GF as the cover photo on their website. You can see it here!
 
 
 
Secondly, GF also used THREE (I cannot even believe it either) of my dressers in their print brochure...
 
 
 
And, I promise this is the last thing I will share today, but I am so thrilled that I was featured again on Apartment Therapy! You can see the Before and After that was shared here.
 
As seen on...
 
 
 


13 comments:

  1. Always great reading and seeing your transformations! Happy Thursday!

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  2. Congratulations Angela! You really do create some beautiful pieces...not surprised at all that your gorgeous work has caught the eye of GF and AT.
    XO Barbara

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  3. Congratulations!!!! How exciting for you. You have redone some really beautiful pieces, so well deserved.

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  4. Wonderful creations! I can see why they were featured, Angela! Congrats!

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  5. congrats on the great features! And I love those milk glass knobs--lovely!

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  6. WOW so many features. Congratulations. That is so awesome!

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  7. Congrats to you Angela, you always do such great work, just wished I lived closer I'd be your best customer!

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  8. OOO, I think I will do my tiny hutch in this blue...I love it....but I'm scared....i don't do a very good job on distressing but I'm gonna try.....
    here from Craftberry

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  9. Angela, first of all, CONGATS on the feature!!! This table is very cute, love the color and those knobs.

    Cynthia

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  10. What a lovely transformation!

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  11. That's a great before and after of that cute little end table. The milk glass knobs are a great addition. Congrats on all of your wonderful features too!

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  12. Hi Dear,
    congratulations! This is a great piece and a wonderful piece of work! Thank you for sharing!
    Have a wonderful and happy time
    All the best from Austria
    Elisabeth

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