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Chic Vintage End Tables

Painted Vintage End Tables in Classic Creamy White

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I love how these chic vintage tables turned out!!  These end tables have so much character and details on their own that sometimes keeping things simple with classic white is the key.  Trust me, though, they were nowhere nearly this pretty when they arrived.

The Before – Unfinished Vintage Tables

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Proper prep is imperative!  With a gentle mix of water, white vinegar and soap I gave them a good scrubbing.

Shabby Chic – Vintage Chic Painted Tables

Once I was satisfied with the prep work, it was time to make them gorgeous with a creamy classic white.   I then distressed these vintage end tables to capture and enhance all the details and lines that were so easily lost and overlooked in their original condition.

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Painted Hardware

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The original hardware was dirty but intact,  very pretty and worked so nicely with the tables, I decided to clean them up and change them to a dark metallic silver.  I love how delicate they are, you don’t see hardware like this anymore! See my process for painting hardware HERE.





The Result – Vintage Painted Shabby Chic Tableswhite distressed, chalk paint, painted tables, shabby chic, vintage, ornate, new york, just the woods

These old vintage end tables have been transformed from boring brown to chic and classic!!

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If you love this classic white you can get this look with White Linen: 

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