Triangle Side Table Makeover

Triangle Side Table Makeover

I picked up this little triangle shaped side table at a garage sale over the summer. I liked the little folding sides. When they are extended the table top makes a circle.




It was in pretty sad shape with cup rings all over the top, but for only $3 I couldn't resist!


Unfortunately one of the folding sides was loose and wouldn't stay in the upright position. I thought I could fix it but it just wouldn't stay up no matter what I did! So, I just took them off!


After sanding it all down I gave it a couple of coats of "cake batter" white.


I added the polka dots on the top to try and disguise a couple of areas where the wood was raised up a little bit due to past moisture damage. You probably can't see it at all in the pictures.


I distressed it a little bit around the edges.




It will be heading down to my space at Uptown Antiques this weekend.




I think it turned out pretty cute even without the folding sides! Sometimes I think things turn out for the best when what you weren't planning on happens!



14 comments

  1. I love it! The dots are adorable on it! You can use the sides you removed to make signs---or I can, in case you need to be reminded to not dispose of them!

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  2. You did a great job on the little corner table and the dots on top just make the transformation complete. I would love for you to hop over to the Vintage Charm Party (http://www.bluewillowhouse.com/2016/03/17/vintage-charm-22/)and share your post.

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    1. Thanks Sharon! I popped over to join the party!

      Tania

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  3. You should call her Dottie! Great transformation. Yes, signs please.

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  4. I prefer it without the sides...too cute! It will fit in small spaces too. Love the paint job and that cake batter white color is so pretty. Have a great rest of the weekend.

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  5. What a fun little side table! Looks wonderful in the lighter color.

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  6. Gorgeous! You've given a tired table a new lease on life.
    Amalia
    xo

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  7. Super gorgeous. I am a sucker for polka dots

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  8. I really like that and the polka dots give it a nice pop!

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  9. You had me at polka dots Tania! Love how your table turned out.

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  10. Tania, thank you for sharing at Vintage Charm. Your sweet little triangle table is my feature at Vintage Charm this week. Pinned and tweeted! sb

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    1. Oh! Thank you so much Sharon! The table sold in just 2 days! :o)

      Tania

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