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Friday, May 27, 2011

Turning Blah into TaDa with a little Mod Podge

This is what I had to work with: 2 old chairs, an old table, and a TV stand.  It was beat up, scratched, ugly, and not something I'd want in my house.  I painted it all white, got out the cricut machine, grabbed pacs of scrapbooking paper, got a container of Mod Podge and a brush, and a can of Polyurethane to seal everything.  Here's what I came up with:
The two chairs.  "G" is for GraciAnn and "M" is for Mariella.

The table.

The front of the TV stand. 

One side of the TV stand (and the top).

The other side of the TV stand.

See what a little Mod Podge can do?  If you don't have a Silhouette or Cricut, you can cut shapes and still work wonders.
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  1. I love this idea! OMG! I troll sites like freecycle and the free listings on CL to find little stuff like this to refinish and gift out. I'm going to have to start taking pictures of what I do. lol I made something similar not long ago, but it was for a boy who is a Bob the Builder fan. Most of Bob and Co. are primary colors, so I painted everything in a very happy grey (I don't know how grey can be happy, but it was an uplifting color choice). I did the initials too and made it look like they were being constructed by the characters. It came out much better than I had hoped. :)

    Still loving this blog! :)

  2. I LOVE THEM Shannon! LOVE THEM!

  3. Mod podge rocks. Great transformation

  4. turned out so great!!!! LOVE mod podge

  5. Beautiful! Shannon you are so AWESOME!

  6. Those turned out really well. I'd love to do some things like that. So nice and bright. :)

  7. They are really nice. Fantastic idea :)

  8. aww, how sweet that looks! i love the colors you chose. definitely not blah anymore.

  9. Thank you all! I was very happy with how they turned out too. I'll never look at junky furniture the same way again!

  10. Really great work. Beautiful and the quality is amazing!

  11. those are absolutely adorable!! what a cute little table set for the girls to have tea parties or draw at! i just had my 1st test drive with modge podge a couple weeks ago. it's awesome, isn't it??

    i'm also a new follower! i would love it if you shared this at my tip-toe thru tuesday party (or anything else you'd like)! http://crayonfreckles.blogspot.com/2011/06/tip-toe-thru-tuesday-2.html

  12. I love this! They look like new! I would love to see you share this on my new link party "Sundae Shake Up". I hope to see you there!

    Jacque @ Jacque's Soda Parlor


    P.S. I am having my first giveaway, right now! The winner will receive a 16x20 Custom Family Tree. You should check it out!


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