Two Tone Table

Hey ya'll! Sorry I've been M.I.A lately. This cold and rainy Ohio weather makes it very difficult to get off the couch and do anything but be  under the covers dry and warm. I never thought I would say this but Oh. My. Gosh. I miss the inappropriately hot and humid Texas weather. It snowed here on Halloween...SNOWED!!! seriously?
Our apartment was seriously starting to look like a thrift store furniture section with nothing but mismatched random pieces of furniture, talk about 50 shades of wood. So I had enough and decided to dust off my creative hat and get on with it.
Our cable box was just sitting on the carpet, making me itch and getting on my last nerves. I found this little beauty a couple of months ago and I loved it, especially because it was $9.00 and the perfect size for our itty bitty space.
I see your potential little one!!
I gave it a good cleaning and sanded the tops to the bare wood since I knew that I wanted to go the same route as the dresser and stain them. I did not. I repeat. DID.NOT. sand the bottoms because the tops kicked my butt. I will keep ya'll posted as to how well this holds up.
 I taped where the tops meet the poles just so I won't get paint on the tops because let's be real ya'll I have no idea what I am doing with a paintbrush.
I forgot to take pictures in my state of "oh my gosh I am so going to have to redo this because it's not going to stick" but it did. We will see how well it holds up. Live and learn.

I used this primer because it has always worked for me and I read all over the blogosphere that it sticks to ANTHING without sanding.

 This is what it looked like after two coats of primer and three light coats of paint.
I bought the paint at my towns version of Home Depot I suppose, it's called Menard's. I wanted a white but not super bright white. I settled for this shade called "popcorn" in satin.
And the ugly duckling is no more! I stained the tops with Jacobean like the dresser but I am guessing it looks darker because it's a different kind of wood. I only did one coat of stain because it was definitely dark enough for me. 
 Isn't she just DARLING!!!!!
The wires are just making me itch, please disregard! I sealed it with polycrylic in satin because this is about as much use as it's going to get.
Hope you enjoyed and see you soon. Thank you for stopping by.

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