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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Two Tiered Cobalt & Cozumel Table

Well, she's done! I think Cobalt and Cozzy came out pretty good. I started just knowing I wanted to go the route of dark blue, and I think the warm weather over the weekend inspired me, and this piece just went tropical. I couldn't help it! I had a few different ideas, and I was even going to do a black eyed susan side view silhouette on the top, but refrained. I still wonder though........

Anyway, check out the pictures:

 Here is the before picture:

Hope you like it, have a great day!

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  1. You use color!! In a big sea of creams & black - your color is so refreshing! great job and thanks for the courage to keep using color to wake up our old friends!

  2. Looks great! Love the color. Saw you on Better After!

  3. Hopped over from Better After. This is so beautiful! I am loving the color.

  4. Thanks everyone! I'm pretty happy with how it came out :)

  5. Awesome do over.. I absolutely LOVE it and i'm inspired to try something of the sort out for my table.. What kinda paint did you use..? TY (Officially foolowing you from -- I'm Marilyn and hope you can stop by sometime.. TY)

  6. Thank you Marilyn! I'm glad you're inspired. I used latex on this table. I sanded, primed, and then began my color layering (see yellow). I lightly sanded inbetween coats which was a great help. Here's a tip to try, if you want more of your under-layers to show, try rubbing the areas with vaseline or candlewax before painting the top coats. It helps that top coat slide off easier to reveal the under coat. I didn't do that with this table, as I wanted just a light touch of yellow. I used a sanding sponge to distress, and I love them!
    I'll head to your blog now :)


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