Hello and Happy Thanksgiving week!!! The kids are out of school, and we have been busy playing with friends, having my first ever parent-teacher conference, and taking a trip to IKEA. And it's only Tuesday! Tomorrow I think we are off to see Tangled, and then on Thanksgiving day I will (attempt to) run in my first 10K. Then I won't feel so bad about the pumpkin cheesecake that awaits me. When I am running uphill and wanting to stop, I will just keep repeating "Pumpkin cheesecake, Pumpkin cheesecake..." and that will get these legs to the end!
I have some tables to show you today that I found at my local Goodwill for $10 each. They aren't my typical purchase, but lately, I have found a soft spot for mid-century modern. Who knew? Here they are post-sanding.... They were blonde, one had some veneer pulling up that needed gluing, but structurally sound otherwise.
I had plans for these bad boys! I was excited to try something new. I planned to remove the backing, paint them glossy white, and then mod podge funky paper to the back. I went to The Paper Source here in Annapolis, and found a gorgeous brown and white faux bois paper perfect for my project. And they had just two pieces left which was what I needed.... it was meant to be! And can I just say, it's fun to say "faux bois" but it really is kind of pretentious, dontcha think? I mean, it literally translates to "fake wood". But saying lovely fake wood paper doesn't have the same ring to it, does it?
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