I put a bird on it,

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While shopping at the Mad Pottery for my plants, I discovered that they have a consignment corner. I found this little treasure there:

So I used my Annie Sloan’s Cream Chalk paint on it. Applied two coats and waxed with Minwax.

And I decided to put a “bird on it”,

actually two birds!  After everything dried, I took it outside sanded it and applied the wax.

I am happy with the way it turned out!  I put it right to use:

And if you haven’t read The Noticer, you should, it’s a great quick read about perspective.

 

OK, enough pictures!  Hope you enjoyed!

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63 thoughts on “I put a bird on it,”

  1. This is just lovely! The birds are an amazing touch — I so want to try the chalkboard paint! Your distressing is perfect too — not too much, not too little!

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  2. What a terrific restoration you have made on the magazine rack. I love it! I’m a new follower. Please come visit me and see my Garden Gate post tonight, and I’d love for you to follow me, too. Thanks! Helen of Helen’s Decor

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  3. I love what you did with the table. The birds are really sweet. I’m so excited to see if I can do some of these things. Is the chalk paint oil or latex? Do you always use a brush or spray? I’ve done some furniture painting but I really am looking to learning more from your blog. I’d love to get a business going in Indy.

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  4. Glad you found my party. I love this table, I have the very same bird stencil and I have that color chalk paint. Thanks for joining my newbie party. I signed on as a new friend and hope you do the same.

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  5. LOVE it !! Did a little painting today myself the more I use the chalk paint the more I love it.. Are you back in the boro or did I read you are in bama ?
    Hope you had a Safe fun trip.
    hugs from Savannah, Cherry

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  6. This table turned out so great! I totally love the birds. I have a can of cream chalk paint waiting for me to get my nerve up. I want to paint a big TV cabinet and I’m a little intimidated! I just need to go for it…hope you have a great weekend! ~Ann

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  7. Hi there! I noticed that you had become a follower of my blog, so I thought I would stop by & check out your little corner of the blogosphere! Your blog is lovely & your little table/magazine holder turned out just beautiful! Love the color, love the birds, & love the distressing you did! It looks great! Thank you for stopping by my site! Please come back again soon!

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  8. What a cute cute little table…love the birds!!! Hop over and show her off at my NIFTY THRIFTY TUESDAYS PARTY. Thanks for telling me that you are a huge Auburn fan…WAR EAGLE!!! Maybe we can meet up at a tailgate this Fall.

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  9. Saw this on Centsational Girl’s link. I love your table and the birds really make it! I’ve seen tables similar at Goodwill – now I will definitely take a second look. Thanks for sharing – and a new follower here!

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  10. Love it! did you draw the birds yourself? so creative! love the cream chalk paint you chose too! i’ll keep an eye if i found noticer in the bookshop or 2nd hand bookshop! thanks for sharing!

    Im following you from the homemakeronadime creative bloggers’ party and Hop!

    Susan @ http://tea-diary.blogspot.com

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  11. I love the new look of your end table! All the details are just perfect!

    I have a weekly linky party called Terrific Under Ten Tuesdays. It’s for projects made for $10 or less. I would love for you to link up sometime!

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