When I first saw this table, I knew the transformation was going to be great, whatever it was going to be.   The body of this table has beautiful legs and some fun detail in the wood. The top was was very outdated with that old light birch look.   I loved the color the client picked out for the body, a beautiful blue called Cape Cod Blue by Dunn Edwards, which accents some of the walls in her house.   The client bought new chairs to go with the table, something a little more modern and rustic compared to the old Windsor chairs.   So the trick was to match the color of the table top to the stain color of the chairs.  A little tricky but by after the 4th color of stain, voila! done!  The chairs are not a solid color, they have hints of this and that, which i love! Definitely gives it that rustic flair along with the wood grain that shows beautifully.  Take a look at the before and afters.  What do you think? 

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    Beauty on a Budget!  Former teacher turned furniture painter extraordinaire, who would have thought :) I live in sunny San Diego but more specifically on Coronado island, my fairytale home.  I love being a mom, wife, friend and entrepreneur.  Besides "Garage 36" I have been fortunate enough to own a business with Rodan + Fields Dermatologists. Helping people get the best skin of their lives and helping them grow their own business.  I really enjoy working from home on my terms and create my own lifestyle.

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