It sat in our living room for a couple of years and was the perfect table for this room with a small footprint. It took up very little space when not in use by dropping the leafs on both sides. It has been replaced with a different table and so today I'm sharing this Curbside Tilt Top Drop Leaf Table Again but with a Parisian flair!
Here are pictures of what the table looked like while being prepped and after the first makeover . I must apologize for the poor quality photos as they were taken in the early days of blogging. If you missed that post you can catch it here at Curbside Tilt Top Table.
Round Scalloped Tilt Top Drop Leaf Tea Table With French Script Top
Sadly, I don't have room for this table in my home anymore and so I will be selling it at the Curated Holiday Market in November. But before I do, it was in need of a refresh with a certain je ne sais quoi!
I sanded the top and repainted it with red chalk paint, The pièce de résistance was adding the French script stencil to the top. Oh là là!
After the stenciled detail dried I lightly distressed it with 220 grit sandpaper. Then I applied a top coat of clear wax followed by dark wax to settle into the grooves around the scalloped edge and add a vintage look to the script.
I refreshed the red chalk painted feet and added dark wax but left the pedestal base as is.
This is what the table looks like with the drop leaf sides down...
I love this table even more now and it is going to be so hard to part with it but after numerous unsuccessful attempts at making it work in our living room, I have to bid it farewell.
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