Thursday, March 28, 2013


Good Morning.  It's getting to be the end of March and warm weather is still a little bit of a reach. Me and the hubby decided when I have Easter week off of work, we will take a little break and head for some warm weather.  But, before we do I have a cute little end table that needed some TLC.  I don't really remember where I picked up this little table, but it had a crack across the top of the table. My husband glued it back together and put some wood filler in the crack, sanded it and than put a coat of kilz paint on top.  The table was very sturdy and was a nice little square shape.  One could place this table anywhere that didn't have a very big space.  Here is the before picture:

When I was flipping thru some magazines, I had seen a cute saying painted on a tray and it had said "Laughter :the experience of amusement or joy \laf ter/ (n)".  So I thought why not on the table it seemed that would fit the top just right. I wanted a design that covered the whole top because of the mend job.  I painted the table a black and than painted the statement in a soft beige color.  I painted a small scroll on both sides of the drawer in the same color. 

I did have a couple of stencils for the lettering but I did have to fill in the letters. 
I added to the knob on the drawer a sparkly button.  I glued it on with E6000 glue which seems to really adhere to something.  It's a strong glue.  I love the little bit of sparkle that it adds to the table.

Here is my little table that hasn't been distressed, just a black table with a fun little saying and some sparkle that I think still looks shabby chic.  It's a table that could fit anywhere. What do you think?

Until next time, Dianne....................
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  1. Nice makeover, Dianne! This table is a great size to fit in just about anywhere!

  2. Hello, your table turned out great! I love all the interesting lettering you added to spell out your laughter definition. Beautiful!

    Have a Happy Easter!
    Linda at The French Hens Nest

  3. Delightful! Thanks for sharing your fun inspirational piece.

  4. So cute, I love putting sayings on furniture.
    Thanks for sharing at Restyled Sundays.

  5. I love the makes me smile. It also looks great. What a cute makeover! Thanks for sharing it at the Rock N Share! Blessings, D