Drop leaf side table

I'm so excited to reveal this cool table I just finished about an hour ago.  I purchased it from one of my favorite local thrift stores.  I'm really into side tables these days.  I hope there is a demand for them, because I've got several lined up to be refinished.
I took a different approach with this one, I loved that it had two drop leaves on the sides.  Very versatile, for almost all your side table needs. 
Before

I sanded the tops down to bare wood and put a dark walnut stain on it.
After
I really wanted to do a color, so I went up to Lowe's and chose a cool turquoise called Woodlawn Valley Haze by Valspar. It wasn't exactly what I wanted, but close enough. I ended up adding a touch of black to it to calm it down.











Update:This piece has sold
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19 comments:

  1. It is so beautiful, bravo:)))
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    Greetings from Europe, Biljana

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  2. That turned out so pretty! Usually you see the dark wood tops with white, but I love the turquoise color. I think it will sell in no time flat!

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  3. That table is beautiful. I love that it is drop-leaf too. Very nice job. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. I LOVE the use of colour - just beautiful!

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  5. Oh my ~ beautiful job!! Love that color!

    Love,
    Susan and Bentley
    xxoo

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  6. hi there
    Just found you over at Coastal Charm! I love love love what you did to that table!Why can't you live closer :S
    Natalie 60th follower :)

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  7. That is beautiful! I love the color you chose; way to go!

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  9. Absolutely beautiful! The table itself is charming, but the color just turns it into something really special! LOVE IT!

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  10. Oh I love that side table. Very nice. Thanks for sharing.

    Brittany
    http://www.prettyhandygirl.com

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  11. I JUST bought a table almost exactly like this. Still pondering what I want to do with it. I like the idea that you made the top different. Hmmmmmm... decisions, decisions!! :-) It turned out beautiful!! Thanks for sharing!

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  12. Oh, I love the 2 toned look. The color is so nice, and it really pops with the dark top. I'm also a huge fan of distressing! Great job!

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  13. love the colour! really cool makeover!

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  14. Gorgeous! I love that color with the dark walnut top.

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  15. some redo's are cute, but his is beautiful! It looks so high end!
    Great job!

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  16. GREAT makeover!! It's a lovely piece. :) Stopping by as this week's CSI Judge. :)

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  17. I'd love to know the technique you used. This is exactly the look I want for my kitchen cabinets, which will be a peacock blue. I like the 'weathered' look!

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  18. Beautiful makeover I love it!!

    I am posting pink today!

    Karena
    Art by Karena

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  19. I happened upon your blog today from House of Turquoise and I have to tell you that I am SO excited to see this drop side end table idea. I have two of these that were handed down to me and I have been so nervous to paint them like I wanted to until now! Thanks for sharing this idea. Out of curiosity, how much did you sell it for?

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