Thursday, July 23, 2015

COFFEE TABLES

I've done my share of them ...................there's a few of them listed below because I'm just too lazy to look for all of them.

There's this one - the first time I transferred an image on anything ( HERE )



This one ( HERE )


There was this one that I thought I'd keep ( HERE )


And the list goes on and on.

The one thing that I've stopped doing since I began this restoring and painting old furniture is buying NEW furniture.

There's so many pieces out there - that can be found for a song - and are far superior to anything you can buy today.  ( or that I can afford today anyway ).  I've completely turned away from mass produced items.
So unless it's a sofa set I pretty much steer away from furniture stores these days.
And don't miss it in the slightest.

EXCEPT - I went to a store last weekend to pick up blinds for the porch I'm working on and WHAM - it hit me like a ton of bricks.
A coffee table.
A brand new sparkly glitzy coffee table that I HAVE to have.
Chrome and Glass !
Mass Produced lol !!!



It's so perfect for a small living room and being mostly glass is even more ideal because it doesn't interrupt a line of vision ( well that's what I keep telling John ) and I love that the legs are curved which takes a little of the edge off the " modern " feel ( well that's what I keep telling John ) and that there's a shelf on the bottom which is perfect for storing books - magazines - ( well that's what I keep telling John )

I don't even know where this feeling is coming from - but I'm obsessed with this table
And it'll be sitting in my living room as soon as I finish doing a few more things in the house - within 2 weeks for sure ( well that's what I keep telling John )

We have a stove being delivered today..................the back deck is being worked on - I still have painting to do................and all I can think of is a chrome and glass coffee table !

I have no choice but to buy it - wouldn't you agree?

Have a great one - one and all
Hugs,
Me



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16 comments:

  1. You absolutely MUST buy it!!!

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  2. It's pretty, I'll give it that. But Suzan, my sister had a glass coffee table and she was constantly fighting dust on it (it shows up badly!). So, if you're ok with that, I say go for it! It will do all you said it will. Just be prepared to clean it constantly. :o) Ooo, I'm a wet blanket, aren't I? Sorry about that - maybe I'm just worn out from the bathroom reno and being negative. OK, just ignore what I said. It's very pretty and would be perfect in a small living room.
    hugs,
    Cecilia

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  3. all your coffee tables would be right up my ally. Lovely.

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  4. I once created a coffee table by putting around piece of glass on top of a butter churn – it was beautiful if I do say so myself ;)

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  5. I totally understand--good design is well, good design; be it from 100 years ago or last week. And why not mix it up---we mix up our table top settings…its all about texture, contrast, instead of a style or age label. Besides, every room needs a little bling. Can't wait to see it.

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    1. I'm going for it - it's the bling - I know it's the bling that's selling me on this one !!
      xxx

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  6. Suzan, if you love it, and take care of it, and call it George, then you can bring it home. :-)

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  7. WHAAAAAAAT???? You are going to buy something you can't paint? Although I know you will find a way to paint it when the mood strikes! It is gorgeous! Go for it. You deserve it!

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  8. It is a gorgeous table, love it! Love the mix of old and new. Tell John that it will look fantastic in any room, and that I cannot wait to see a photo of it in your home!!!

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    1. Thanks Nicki - I'm in love with it !
      xox

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  9. O, girl....if you don't buy it, I will....!!!!

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  10. I agree - you MUST buy it! Just don't tell John I told you to ;)

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