Thursday, June 4, 2009

Memorial Day Weekend Project 5: Iron Bistro Table

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Remember waaaaaaaaay back...no further back than that...I'm talking like...errrrrm...January? Yeah, waaay back then. Cold? Snow? Well, if you're in Minnesota, that might have been last week, but I digress. It was back in January that I first posted about this table...


I picked this up from an estate sale on a cold, wintery day in January. You know if the photos were taken in the garage that it was colder than a bugger outside! Brrr! Thank goodness for summertime! Well, the warm weather also brings the opportunity for getting those long-awaited "can't-do-it-because-it's-too-cold-right-now" painting jobs done. So, finally, the transformation I've been waiting for months to complete!

I removed the wooden top, painted the base black, and added a glass round (thanks, "FFIL"...that stands for Fabulous Father-in-Law!). Here is the transformation...

BEFORE and AFTER


I have an upcoming post that involves this transformed table and vintage vinyl records. Here are few more clues...Linda Ronstadt, ZZ Top, and Elvis. Stay tuned!




16 comments:

  1. Love the transformation and I love using glass topped tables for the illusion of a more open space. I have one I picked up at Goodwill for $3.
    Ok, with that tease of more to come with the table and Elvis, ZZ Top, Linda Ronstadt.....curiosity has me....I'll be back (I wasn't doing an impression of the terminator...I promise):)
    Toni

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  2. Love what you did with your find! You did all of these projects in one long weekend?

    D.

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  3. You have my attention! Show me, tell me!

    Malisa

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  4. Cooool!
    I'll stay right here as I can't wait to see what it is!!!!

    everything vintage

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  5. I usually love your transformations, but honestly this one doesn't appeal to me so much. I'm not really a glass top fan, for one thing. Oh well, I'm still YOUR fan, though! Plus, I reserve the right to change my mind when you add Linda Ronstadt, ZZ Top and Elvis!

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  6. Great transformation. I love it. Hugs, Marty

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  7. Phooey on David! I think it's lov-e-ly!

    The Texas Woman

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  8. Love the table. Can't wait to see the vintage vinyl project!

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  9. I like the black. And, who is being the tease now, my friend? ~Mindy

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  10. Great transformation! The glass top is such a wonderful change... yea for FFIL!!!!
    LuLu

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  11. I felt like I had really accomplished a lot this weekend; then I come over here! Now I feel like a slug. Great job. I love the bistro table especially the legs.
    Debbie

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  12. Left a little treat on my blog for you.

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  13. I always say I can make a table out of anything and a round piece of glass. Really neat redo. xo Joan

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  14. Extra comment. I painted some owls and left a link back to you as credit. Thanks for the great idea. I love those 70's owls but not the funky colors. You are a creative soul.

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  15. The table looks great. I just love bistro tables.

    I have a random question: Are you not doing the "followers feature" thing anymore. I notice you haven't done one in a long time, and I really like that feature. I'm always looking for new blogs to follow and it was great being introduced to new ones.

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  16. Angie,

    I will be doing more. I have just had a hectic schedule. I am planning to do one soon. Thanks for asking! I'm glad you like the Follower Features!

    Amy

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