Kitchen Landing Table

When someone hands me a free piece of furniture, it’s hard to say no. Even if it’s something I don’t need… like another sewing machine table… cause, ya know, I still don’t sew.

But with the legs on this piece, it was love at first sight. So now just to remove that pesky sewing machine…

before sewing table makeoverI want to know how it can be held in with only 4 screws? Seriously, that sewing machine was a beast. But once that was done all I had to do was cut out the wiring. Easy peasy.

sewing table make overSo my first thought was to paint it with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Pure White. But I’ve been doing a lot of projects in this color recently (great room end table, distressed desk, stenciled stools). So then I decided to kick it up a notch…

sewing table makeover chalk paintSome Modern Masters shimmer metallic paint in Snowflake.

modern masters table makeoverThen that inspired me to get some new hardware, crystal and gold knobs to match the gold tipped legs.

kitchen accent table hardwareAnd here’s the before & after…

before and after sewing tableIt’s amazing what a coat of paint and some new hardware can do!

old sewing table makeoverSince this is going just a few short steps from our garage entrance into our kitchen, I thought this piece would make a perfect Landing Table… you know, a place to put our keys, my purse, the mail, and little odds and ends.

white foyer table makeoverPlus it has a little drawer for extra storage. Who knew a sewing table could work so well in this space?

The KEYS sign and knobs are from Hobby Lobby, and the rope vase I showed you earlier this week.

sewing table turned end tableAnd here’s a view from the kitchen staring towards the garage door. Yes, this seems like a VERY WHITE area. I need some color on the walls. Like immediately. But it’s a lot to paint. And I’m just not ready for commitment like that.

kitchen accent table makeoverWell since I had all of my furniture paints in my basement workshop and the table was free, all I needed to buy were the new knobs. Less than a $15 project.

modern masters table makeoverAnd I have a wonderful new recycled piece with an amazing pair of legs.

kitchen landing center

SEE THE UPDATED TABLE HERE.

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Comments

  1. Brandy says

    Adorable table…love the style of it and the paint transformed it beautifully! I’ve been thinking about trying the Modern Masters paint, thanks for showing another project with it.

  2. Lobna says

    It turned out beautiful! curious to know what have u used to u close that big hole :) how did u fix it in there? Thanks ;)

  3. LoriK says

    Cute idea and paint job. I could also see adding a large basket underneath it to store items that come back and forth from school. (backpack)

  4. Karen Marchetto says

    I love that. I had a table that was really old and I used white paint and distressed it. I bought the best knobs at Hobby Lobby for 40% off and gave it to my sister in law for her lake house .

  5. says

    Beautiful job! And I love all the white in your space. It truly let’s everything in your home shine… reminds me of the white walls of an art gallery or those oversized bright white mats used to showcase gallery walls. I love it all and wouldn’t change a thing! (Although the idea of a great basket underneath was the first thing I thought when I saw this since I’m using a sewing table in my entry and I’m actually shopping for a basket myself. ;)

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