Cutest $5.00 Table Ever!!!

You’ve heard the saying “you snooze, you loose”.  Well…this little gem is result of just that!  
A few days ago, I was at an auction and when this little table came up for bid, no one was paying attention. So, I won the bid at just $5.00.  I had someone approach me as I was carrying it to my truck and ask how much I paid for it.  She was not a happy camper.  I can’t repeat her exact words, but I’m hoping the rest of her day went better!  Anyway, I’m so happy with end result.  I painted the base with my new favorite Pebble Stone color and then used Old White for the top and drawer.  The little knob was left over from a previous project and it’s great to be able to recycle.  The original wooden knob was in really bad shape.  I sanded all the edges and then applied Walnut Ink Antiquing Solution I purchased at Joann’s. It’s so easy to just squirt a little bit on and rub it in with a cloth.  So fast apply and dries quickly.  Gotta love instant results!!!
I wonder what I’ll come across this week?  I’ll be ready for another truck load of treasures soon to restock!  I’m sending my husband out to go do some pick’n while I continue to paint.  I love surprises and he always finds great stuff.  
The Before Photo


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  1. Its wonderful~looks fantastic in those colors. Nice job!

  2. Very pretty! Love the colours xox

  3. Thanks for visiting and following! Cute table! Would love to invite you to link up to My Monday Muse tomorrow at Carter’s Cottage!
    c~

  4. CUTE! So fun to get a great buy! Love the paint job you did :)

    • Thanks Jill…I love the way it turned out too. Ya never know what the final product is going to look like when your working with different unique pieces every time. But, that’s what makes painting so much fun! :)

  5. I definitely like the after better! Lovely table, good for you for noticing it first!

  6. You dressed her beautifully! Great find!

  7. Hello Judy! I’ve been following on these pieces you are painting and may I say they are quite Beautiful! You have become a PAINTING MACHINE!! Enjoy seeing your work! You are one talented lady! Blessings! From one sweetie to another~~~Roxie

  8. Thanks Judy for stopping by on my blog. Love your work. So glad you like my trunk. Following you right back, Thanks
    Anne

  9. So cute Judy!! Some of my favorite pieces were the least expensive!

    JJ

  10. That is a really cute table. I love the way you painted it, so adorable.
    Terrie @ HearthandWhimsy.com

  11. Thanks for the pictures! What a great shopper and you did a great job with painting!
    Nancy
    http://wildoakdesigns.blogspot.com

  12. Oh- it is just so darling.

  13. I’m featuring this adorable little table on the Korner tonight! Hope to see you at Trash 2 Treasure and feel free to grab a featured button. :)

  14. Very cute and I really like the colors and contrast you added! $5 is a steal!!!
    Thanks for linking up!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

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