When I picked up this cute coffee table at a yard sale, I thought it would be an easy makeover. I really like a cute coffee table and this one had two drawers which I loved. Little did I know, this table would cause me headaches. First I painted it several coats of antique white. I didn’t fully have a vision for it yet so it sat while I thought through a dozen ideas in my mind. I really struggled to decide. I thought I would use stain all over to give it an antique look. Great idea except I stained on a hot day and before I could even wipe off the stain, it had dried. Oh boy. I wasn’t at all happy with how it looked. I tried hard to like it, but I just thought it was ugly and that surely no one would like it. I hated it and there was no denying it. I was frustrated and swore I lost my creative touch. I swore it was gone. I was utterly discouraged. I just couldn’t slavage it so I went with plan B. Sometimes we must press on through challenges to get to the awesome end result. This was no exception. I decided to repaint it yet again and try a new plan. Well, I am happy to say plan B was the winner. I went with a beachy look – you just can’t get beachy wrong. Here is after all the the pain and trouble:
I think it was well worth the time and trouble.
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