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Chippy Side Table

This post could be called ‘just keeping sanding’ (I’ve been watching too much Nemo) or ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ (showing my age a little). Why you ask? Or just as likely ‘what is this girl taking’?

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I had originally bid on this side table at a local auction house and missed out. I didn’t think much else about it till I went back into the auction house and they offered it to me at my original bid, the owner didn’t want to come and collect it after rejecting all bids. Here’s a before picture…

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This table needed more sanding than I thought possible, hence the just keep sanding, and giving up! After all that black paint there was black stain; my guess is the previous owner wanted it black! Sometimes I wonder if it’s worth it…

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 …and then I decide it is. I really love the table in this corner, and I love it next to the wing-back chair (I’ll be honest, I love everything next to that thing!!) What doesn’t look good next to something that beautiful, and that was free???

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It’s hard to tell from the picture, but this one is pale blue / grey. Just enough colour without taking over everything else. Here’s one last pic – a chippy table and old books – what more could a girl ask for…

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