Wednesday, February 26, 2014

PAINTING DENIM & AQUA STRIPED TABLE FOR PATTI'S BEACH HOUSE

Patti is still decorating her newly built beach house.


She brought this sofa table over and asked me to paint these stripes on it.
She chose a denim color and a lighter aqua blue for the stripes.  The contrast of the colors just made this for me.
I LOVE the way it turned out!!!



I think you can see in this picture that I sanded and distressed all the edges, just a little bit.
Before she saw it, I sent her a couple of emails telling her how CUTE it turned out...just teasing her.  But, I wouldn't send her a picture.  It's always best to actually see the piece.


This is the table "before".  
It is long and narrow and I loved it the way it was before I painted it.
Patti LOVED the new colors and said it might be her favorite piece that she's had me do in a long time.
I suggested that she tell her grandbabies that this is her "cat in the hat" table.
When she picked up this table, she brought me a HUGE beautiful mirror to paint a light orangey color. 
 Remember orangey colored dreamcicles??  I wonder if they still make them.  When I was a little girl, I could hardly wait to spend my nickels on a dreamsicle.

29 comments:

  1. How fun! from drab and dark to happy and cheerful! great work!!!
    Happy St. Patties!! :)
    x Crystelle
    Crystelle Boutique

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    1. Thank you! Patti always has such good ideas and I'm so glad she wants me to paint for her.

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  2. OMG, I love this! Great job and thanks so much for sharing, I am redoing some things on the coast and just have to paint something in stripes for my beach house~
    Jenna

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    1. Thank you! Stripes are a bit of a challenge, but look sooo good, especially for a beach house.

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  3. Wow, you did a fine job on this piece. She chose good coastal colors, but you turned her idea into reality. Very, very nice. I saw your link at Amaze Me Monday. Ann Marie @ Iris Abbey

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    1. Thank you! Yes, her ideas are sometimes really challenging.. These stripes weren't so hard to do, though.

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  4. I love it the colors just make it pop thanks for sharing visiting from thrifty things friday have a great day

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    1. Aren't those colors great!! Patti is very creative.

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  5. Lynda, that table has the most wonderful beachy feel. Great job! Thanks for sharing it with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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    1. Thanks! It does look like it belongs in a beach house!!

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  6. Oh my godness, I just love it! What great colors and would look great anywhere!!

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    1. Yes, I think it would look really cute in a kid's room, too.

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  7. That is a big difference.......thank you for posting this. Gentle Joy

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  8. Fun, Fun! Love those colors! Thanks so much for sharing at Amaze Me Monday...
    Blessings,
    Cindy

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    1. Yes, fun colors!! Patti is not afraid to use color in her home.

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  9. I always look forward to seeing your projects. Thanks for sharing at TTF!

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    1. Thank you! You never know what my clients will ask me to do, next!

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  10. Love it!! The table really does have a great coastal look. It would be fun to see how see uses and styles it in her home.

    Thanks for sharing your striped table at Project Inspire{d}!

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    1. I'll see if she will take a picture for us and will be sure to post it.

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  11. Love the stripes and the colors are so perfect for a beach house! Thank you for sharing at What We Accomplished Wednesdays. Have a lovely week! ~Deborah

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    1. I love the stripes, too, and so perfect for her beach house!

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  12. I am highlighting your table on Centerpiece Wednesday tonight!!
    Hugs
    Karin

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    1. Thank you, so much!! Hope it inspires someone to paint some stripes.

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  13. I love the colors of this! Thanks for sharing on the weekend re-Treat link party. Hope you link up to the party again tomorrow!

    Britni @ Play. Party. Pin.

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    1. The colors are so, so cute together. Patti is good that way!

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  14. Perfectly beachy Lynda. Thanks for sharing at Shabbilicious Friday.

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    1. It does look like it belongs by the ocean!! I love your blog and facebook!!

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