I think this is my favorite all time color combination - with everything actually - I love it in home decor - shoes - clothing - linen - I even love black and white photos!
So it was a no-brainer on what to do with these homely looking things
I used ASCP Graphite on the top - and old white on the bottom -
Stencil was done in old white - with a wash of Graphite over the surface - to give it a " smudged aged " look
That streaky look is intentional and looks quite lovely in person ( not so much in the photos I know ) but
it looks like it has depth because of it. The glare of the photos makes it look too defined but it isn't at all!
And of course waxed
and ready to sell
Sometimes - just sometimes - it's ok to see things in Black and White!
Have a wonderful day!
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Love the table,I have not used the graphite colour yet, it looks great with the white. you are so good with those stencils, I suck at it.ReplyDelete
Great job Suz, I see your a night owl too. hugs Tobey
Lovely combo. I just did a unit for the store with a Graphite base and a dry brush of old white. It's a lovely effect.ReplyDelete
Up can't sleep either Lol
YOu transformed your table beautifully! LOVE the color combination and the motif you chose!!! Stunning! Please join me Wednesday evenings for my weekly linky TUTORIALS TIPS AND TIDBITS... your table would be a lovey welcomed addition!ReplyDelete
Thanks so much Yvonne - I'll see you Wednesday for sure - thanks for the invitation!Delete
Beautiful! My favorite color combo!ReplyDelete
ooo, you did it again - turned a blah piece to "ahh"! Just lovely! Have a great week!ReplyDelete
Your work is always beautiful. I love this!ReplyDelete
Nicely done, like your artichoke sculptures too!ReplyDelete
thanks so much Pollyanna!!!Delete
How cute is that!! I love the graphite on the top...I am thinking that my new fave colours all revolve around shades of grey.ReplyDelete
That is just lovely! I wish you lived next door. LOLReplyDelete
Have a great Monday, Suzan!
Actually, you're wrong, the graphite wash on the stencilling looks amazing!! That table went from blah to beautiful!ReplyDelete
Hope you have a great week, my friend!
love love love it my absolute favorite combination great jobReplyDelete
looks lovely, i love grey and white!ReplyDelete
thanks so much Deanne!Delete
I love this!! Great job! And I like the decor you placed on top, too.ReplyDelete
thanks so much Meredith!!! ( I like my artichokes too - use them on everything tee hee )Delete
Hi Suzan.another beautiful job.I also like this colour comboalways looks so fresh.One day when the Little Man has grown up and left home and maybe he can take Kevin ha ha I will have a house full of beautiful furniture like this until then I will put up with colours that hide the Boy mess if you know what I mean.-love dee xReplyDelete
Looks great. I too am an ivory and ebony lover, and graphite is one of my favorite Annie Sloane colors.ReplyDelete
Gorgeous redo, I love black and white too. Now any accessories will look great too. Outta the park friend!ReplyDelete
Love it, Suzy. I just got a great solid pine coffee table off Kijiji and was thinking of doing something similar. Yours looks great.ReplyDelete
What??? No words from the Peanut Gallery on this one???? lol!ReplyDelete
Beautiful job, Suzan!!!! Very chic!
Have a happy week, sweetie!
Amazing, I love the colors and the pattern. Nice work!ReplyDelete
What a pretty ebony and ivory table--I love the design on the top!ReplyDelete
You know I think you can never have too much black and white and these are just perfect in my mind!ReplyDelete
so elegant! but now i can't get the SNL skit of ebony and ivory out of my head with eddie murphy and joe piscopo.ReplyDelete
I used to never have black in decorating because I always thought it was negative, but, now my bedroom is done with black being a primary color.
I love this table!!
Love it! So elegant!ReplyDelete
Thank you very much!!!Delete
You've done it again! Beautiful!ReplyDelete
New follower from Think Tank Thursday. Would love for you to come by and follow back?ReplyDelete
Hello from Thursday Favorite Things. You did an awesome job. Love the color combinations.ReplyDelete
thanks so much Erica!Delete
oh my talented friend it looks fabulous! Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things Hop. xoReplyDelete
You have done another beautiful job Suzan. Thanks so much for sharing at Transformed Tuesday. I will be featuring you later this evening. Hugs. PeggyReplyDelete
I love this table. I came out really nice. Thanks so much for sharing at Wednesday's Adorned From Above Blog Hop. This weeks party starts at 12:01AM on Wednesday. Have a great week.
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Suzy, Thanks so much for sharing this wonderful makeover table on Simple & Sweet Fridays. I love the back and white. You are so creative, it turned out perfect!ReplyDelete
thanks SO much Jody for having me!!!Delete
You are a STAR today over at I Gotta Create! I'm featuring your beautiful table. The stencil makes me think of snowflakes this season. Thanks so much for linking up at the party.ReplyDelete
OH, I loved the stencil! What a great added touch! The whole things turned out so beautiful. Great job!ReplyDelete
Oh wow, it's gorgeous!! I love how it turned out!ReplyDelete
Even though I also do DIY furniture, I am not a huge fan of chalk paint. I use it occasionally but I have to say this is a great job and it is not overkill as many chalk paint attempts are. I really like how you used the Graphite. It looks fabulous. I may even have to try it on my next project. This my first time visiting and a new follower.ReplyDelete