Thursday, July 11, 2013

A Bird's Nest

Good afternoon, fellow bloggers. It's a beautiful Thursday afternoon.  Sun is shining and it's not a blustery hot afternoon.  Well I have a project that I did a little while back and it's sitting at our cabin.  It was a square maple end table that needed some work on the top.  I forgot to take a before picture, but I'm sure one can remember the nice 70's square maple table it once was.  I had lightly sanded the table and then painted a coat of kilz on top of the wood.  I chose a white paint and than designed a bird's nest on top.  Why not?  Our cabin is surrounded by birds and nature, so why not bring nature in.  I than antiqued all the grooves and edges with a burnt umber acrylic paint.  Than I splattered burnt umber paint all over the table.  Here is a sampling of what it looks like:

 Here is my bird's nest with eggs.
 Here's a close-up of the distressing.

 Here it is sitting in my cabin with my funky lamp which is also vintage.
So what do you think?  Until next time, Dianne................
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  1. Hello! My name is Katy and I am the social media coordinator for KILZ brand products. Great job with the side table. The bird's nest is very cute! We are happy to hear that our primer helped you and we would love for you to share your experience with our products by writing a review. Simply click on this link, select the product used and write/submit a review:

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  2. Hi Katy. Thank you about the comment on my table. I would love to write a review about your product. I have used it alot and love the results that I get. It also lengthens the life of the project that I have worked so hard on.

  3. What a fun project for the cabin! Great job!