We've had this end table in our garage for at least a year.
It's very charming and has obvious potential, but lightening wasn't hitting me on what to do with it. It's a really interesting design with a tray-type thing that comes off the top, allowing for a shadowbox effect. (the glass had been removed in the ‘before pic'. Finally Nick got tired of looking at it, and had some lightening of his own… and I said GO FOR IT BABE!
Drawing from his love for music, he tore up some old sheet music and decoupaged (we used Mod Podge it to the top surface like an old pro! I would have helped, but I was napping.
He painted the end table based on his inspiration from a shiny red electric guitar.
We used this opportunity to try out Krylon Dual two-in-one paint/primer. We'd like to report that we neither love it nor hate it. Our feelings are neutral.
In addition to the shiny red paint, Nick took it upon himself to add some super fine glitter to the poly to give it a shimmery glossy effect, similar to a guitar!
Real men use glitter.
The result is this super rad “rockin' end table”!
I love the retro vibe. There's just something about a red end table that adds an exclamation point to a room! Like this other one we did!
And the fact that this was completely Nick's vision! I love that guy.
We sealed the whole thing with glossy Minwax polyurethane. So glossy and gorgeous! And DURABLE!
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