Some time ago I found this table and chairs at a thrift shop. The chairs and table did not match, as they are two different styles, but I did not care. This set was in need of some serious love.
The table and chairs sat for awhile, waiting for their transformation, while I tried to decide how and what to do. Finally, inspiration hit, and the table and chairs would get the love that they deserved. Kevin and I sanded and refinished the top of the table. I painted the legs and apron of the table, and painted and recovered the chair seats. The table and chairs were lightly distressed, stained, and then waxed.
It took me awhile to make the decision to paint this table and chairs, I was afraid that after a couple of years, I would walk in the dining room and ask myself why I did this. That could still happen, but if it does, I don't have that much invested in the set. Selling the set would be a guilt free sale. Once I made the decision to go through with it, I knew that I had to have a dining room cabinet that I could paint without guilt. My hutch was not an option, there was no way I was painting that piece! Finally found one that could be painted without the guilt. Again, if I get tired of this cabinet, it will be a guilt free sale. Pictures of the cabinet will come later.
I have always been hesitant to paint furniture, fearing that I will decide that I hate it and have to strip it. Hoping that I don't regret this decision, but for now I am pleased with the outcome.