Sunday, August 12, 2012

~ How do you like me now? ~

I changed this table earlier in the spring but forgot to share. It's an old wicker table that has certainly seen better days!  A coat of spray paint makes a huge, positive difference though. 


Really, really faded ~ right?


I decided to use Rustoleum's Grape in a glossy finish. I like this brand of paint much better than Krylon.  It just goes on so smooth and evenly I think...and better coverage too.





I think it looks very "happy" in this color and will be a great addition to the oranges, etc., for Halloween decor.  Yes, I'm in a fall state of mind ~ just cannot wait!  Will be 106' here today ~ do you blame me?  :-)

Sharing :
http://itssoverycheri.com/2012/08/12/its-party-time-8-12-2012/
http://debbie-debbiedoos.com/vintage-inspired-bridal-bouquet.html


20 comments:

  1. What a difference a can of paint can make! Looks great!

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  2. WOW!! Now that's bright I Love it friend..so glad to see color in blogland ha ha!! Hope all is well with you my dear friend..Hugs and love Gl♥ria

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  3. Looks fabulous! I love using purple with fall/Halloween decor. Please stay in the a/c as much as you can! That's what I do!! It is warm and a little less humid today. xo

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  4. Yes...this is a fabulous color and speaks happiness! I'll remember your tip on the spray paint! Great job!

    XO,
    Jane

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  5. Wow! This makes me want to go paint something - anything. I love the grape color. It is a happy color.

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  6. Gorgeous Pat!! ( like how you matched your font to your project - was that intentional, lol )
    106 degrees is just frightening lol
    Hugs,
    Suzan

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  7. Pat- That turned out great. I love the purple. I have drawn to lavender outside this year in the yard, too. xo Diana

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  8. It looks great and I love the color! 106 degrees, oh my goodness! Try to stay cool!

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  9. Pat this is so funny, because my Mom just used that same color on her outdoor wicker chair. I must get it because I LOVE it. I left your link where you linked up because I am getting ready to leave. If I delete it when going into mr. linky I risk losing the codes that I used to have them on my party...word press is touchy like that if you go in and revise. If I were home on my own computer I could. I can't do it:) But that's ok, no worries, you are there.

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  10. Oh I feel so bad for you. Our heat has broken and today is GLORIOUS!!! I am about to head out to do yardwork and take advantage of the LOW HUMIDITY:) ove the "new" bench:)!!!

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  11. I thought about the color grape and realized there is nothing in my home of this color.. Your little table looks great! We were 104 today and I'm so over summer. Come on Fall... huggss Sandy

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  12. It is beautiful! I'm not usually a purple girl; but I LOVE that. Nice choice!

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  13. Ooo...purple! I don't really have anything purple, not even my clothes, but I'm starting to want to change that! I love this color.

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  14. Oh, I am loving this adorable table! That is an awesome color. My daughter would be so envious! LOL

    XOXO

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  15. Thanks for visiting my blog! (http://www.eccentricleopard.com/) - love the purple! I was just looking at that color for a client project! Really happy to see it in use!

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  16. The purple looks much better, so bright and cheerful. Yes it reminds me of Halloween too. Thanks for visiting my blog.

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