Friday, April 17, 2009

Born Again

Bonjour from Campagne Maison

This post recounts Campagne Maison’s motto: Cheap is good, free is better

Sorry that I don’t have any before pics of this Re-finish, Re-cycle project, but take my word for it, it wasn’t pretty. This table, along with 4 chairs, was actually a "FIND" made by the DH. It had been sitting in an outside storage building for several years, then rescued by our neighbor who in turn kept it in his attic for a couple more years. The neighbor mentioned it and offered it for sale. Long story made short, for the modest sum of $ 20.00, we purchased the entire five piece solid oak set. It has extension leaves that close inside the table and open up to seat six comfortably.

Lots of elbow grease, some sanding, and a little primer and paint, turned the ugly ducking into a beautiful swan. And, as Martha Stewart would say…."That’s a GOOD THING"

Please leave a comment if you stopped by the farmhouse today. Have a great weekend.

Au revoir,


The French Bear said...

What a good job you did on your table!! It looks amazing. I know how much work refinishing can take, but I know the great satisfaction you'll get now every time you look at it! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. I love to have visitors too!! I am very new at all this, but I am meeting a lot of terrific people!!!
I'll be back!
Margaret B

Cindy said...

Thanks for letting me know about your table! It looks great! I'm fairly sure I'm going to do the same with mine!