Monday, June 11, 2012

Tables are Awesome!

 Hello, it’s been a while.  Had a lot going on with a semester ending, then another starting, then death in family and other life stuff. 
Recently, I completed a custom order for a local interior designer.  It’s a round dining table for the her customer’s guest house.
Classic 70’s or maybe 60’s?  Very solid with a leaf.  Reminds me of the Imperial Walkers from The Empire Strikes Back.  Wow.  That both dates me and makes me look like a geek. 
The client wanted the table to coordinate with the Annie Sloan Provence she had used on the kitchen cabinets.  I didn’t have Provence on hand, but came up with an extremely close match mixing Duck Egg Blue with some CeCe Caldwell Santa Fe Turquoise.  I think.  It’s been about a month.

Once again, I didn’t stage “after” shots.  Taken at the designer’s location.  Camera phone, nuf said.
The base color here is the Provence wanna be, then layered with white, distressed and waxed. 
Here is table set that is available right now at Two Women and a Warehouse in Savannah.  The backstory of the table is it is from Tennessee and over 75 years old.  I have had three of the chairs for about 14 years, the other (Eastlake style) is from a Tybee Island estate sale early this spring.
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I normally cover seats in burlap, but went all out with real fabric for this one.
I love the detail in the table.  The chair on the left is a military task chair from the 40’s-it still has the tag on the bottom of the seat. 
Hubby is helping out a lot.  He is building custom farm table style occasional tables, coffee tables and sofa tables.  He wants to venture into custom farm tables, but hasn’t had the time to build a dining size one yet. 
Now, let’s go work some more before it’s time to make dinner and study!

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