November 5, 2012

Another end table makeover.

I clearly have a thing for end tables! The main reason I like making them over is simple -  they're small. I can buy them off of Craigslist and easily transport them home (since I don't have a truck) and once they're home, they don't take up much room!
With that said, I was browsing through Craigslist last weekend and saw this little guy...
While there's not much about it that stands out, I knew it had great potential! I immediately texted the seller and picked it up within the hour!
Once it came home, I lightly sanded, primed and painted and turned it into this... 
I wanted to make it neutral so I opted for gray but it needed a pop of color!
So I painted the inside of the drawer yellow and lined it with some green chevron paper. I also replaced the knob with a greenish one that I picked up at Pier One for just .99 cents!
Cost breakdown:
End table - $12.50
Gray primer - $3.00
Gray paint - already owned
Pier One knob - $1.00
Chevron liner - already owned
Total Cost: $16.50!
Again, who says furnishing your home needs to break the bank?? Not this girl!
**I'm linked up to Primitive & Proper and Elizabeth & Co. **


  1. so fun! the pop of color on the inside is awesome!

  2. The yellow is a fun surprise and I love the knob too!

  3. So funny, I have this exact same end table. I bought it from the unfinished furniture store on Clark probably 15 years ago. It is painted green and yellow with stenciled flowers on top. It matched my couch many moons ago, but is in desperate need of a redo. Thanks for the inspiration! Can't wait to get started :)

    1. Haha....that's funny, Lori! You know...after I sold this gray one, I got an email from a woman looking for one just like it! If you don't make yours over, can I buy it from you?

  4. what color is the gray? Very pretty