I stopped by the Goodwill on the way to the beach while Mr. VS sat in the car (not his favorite place to go but he puts up with it.) When I spotted it I thought it was just the right height and length for the condo entry. I knew the mirror would have to go... to dated. It reminded me of Bonanza. Do any of you remember that show? Anyway, I digress. Here she is.
I asked Mr. VS to go in and take a look while I sat with Skipper. As much as they love us there they will not allow dogs. In my haste, as by this point Mr. VS nor Skipper were very happy. I forgot to mention the mirror. Did I tell you it gets hot in the car in SC in May?
Long story short, Mr. VS thought it was broken and hideous... but I won.
The first thing
Then we reattached the top center with wood glue and sanded it all over. I painted it with a coat of my oops paint I had left over from my china hutch redo . Then I changed out the drawer pull with a crystal look pull from Home Depot. The table was twenty-two with my senior discount and the hardware 3.50.
Now to the decision. It is bright and happy looking in the entry but I'm just not sure. I'm trying to decide if I should distress it a little.(There isn't a lot of detail on this piece to highlight though), and tone it down with a little whitewash or walnut minwax? Mr. VS wanted to leave it as is but then that would require more painting and he has after all painted all of the condo and
Please let me know what you think. I am really going back and forth on this one. So glad you dropped by and y'all come back.
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