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Farmhouse Kitchen Table: One Room Challenge Week 4

Hello Again! And welcome back to our ‘One Room Challenge’ where we are making over our Kitchen.

Thanks to Calling It Home for hosting this challenge and don’t forget to go check out all the other blogger’s room makeovers as well!

If you missed the first few weeks of our kitchen makeover series make sure to check them out here:

Week 1 / Week 2 / Week 3 / Week 4 / Week 5 / Week 6 (The Reveal)

This week’s project was to paint my dining table! This table was actually one my cousin sold to us to re-do and sell. Well, I was in need of one and loved this one, so I bought it from the company! (Haha, I kind of like having a stash of furniture on hand 🙂

Again, I needed to recruit my husband to help tighten everything up on the legs. (He has been such a great help since I am now in my third trimester of my pregnancy!) Once everything was tightened and wiped down, the painting began! Lucky for me I was able to do this part with no problems.

Originally the plan was to leave the top stained, but then I couldn’t decide what color to do since I already had a couple different colored wood tones going on in my kitchen already. So I decided to cover it up with paint, and now I’m glad I did!

Once painted the table then got a fairly heavily distressed finish. Mainly around all the edges where normal wear and tear would take place. I didn’t want ‘spots’ all over the top (I feel like sometimes that makes it look like a cow) so I left that all solid.


Friends…sad note. I STILL don’t have a set of 4 matching chairs. I have been on the lookout for some for sale, or at a thrift store, but haven’t found any that I like. Hopefully now that garage sale season is really gearing up, I can find some! Wish me luck! However, I don’t want to rush it, so if I don’t find any by the time this challenge is coming to a close I’m not going to stress. I would rather have the right chairs for our place than something I’m only half in love with.

But! On a good note now…my husband and I got our bench made! Oh man was there some weird things that happened when making this bench…and a little bit of frustration. (Ok, quite a lot of frustration!) We will have a DIY tutorial coming up for the bench later so stay tuned for that.

And here is my new Farmhouse Kitchen Table! Ta-da! I’m really happy with how it turned out, and the room is really coming together very nicely. I can’t wait for you all to see it!

On top I purchased a new runner already, and there is my dough bowl I already had. I love the look of those turned legs and think the distressing is really fun!

There’s Kirby! He can’t help but be in half of the pictures I take! And that is pretty much what he did while I was painting. He would lay right next to me while I was under the table with my paintbrush!

We pretty much have most of the items from our list done for this kitchen makeover. My husband needs to paint the windows yet, but it makes it difficult to do that when it’s raining out! Then the official decorating will start! Oh am I excited to get that going!

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27 Comments

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    Morgan
    April 26, 2017 at 11:55 am

    that is an amazing table! love it white.

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    Susie Mertl
    April 26, 2017 at 6:07 pm

    This table is smashing! Love the color and all of the detail. When you find the perfect chairs, it will be such an amazing set. Good luck at the sales! Looking forward to next week already. Susie from The Chelsea Project

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    Ariel
    April 26, 2017 at 9:15 pm

    This table has such great bones, so the paint only adds to it. Great job!

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    Leslie
    April 26, 2017 at 11:11 pm

    What a gorgeous table. Don’t rush the chairs. Wait for the right ones. It will be worth it in the end. Wishing you good luck on your search!

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    Sarah
    April 27, 2017 at 6:25 am

    the table looks amazing! The distressed white paint is perfect. Fingers crossed you find chairs!

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      Kristen & Vicki
      April 27, 2017 at 10:25 am

      Thank you Sarah! I’m loving the distressing too 🙂

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    Emy
    April 27, 2017 at 8:09 am

    The table looks great! My dog sits beside me while I paint too. Best friends. <3

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    Lora
    April 27, 2017 at 9:23 am

    This is such a pretty transformation – and I actually really like these chairs with it 🙂

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      Kristen & Vicki
      April 27, 2017 at 10:24 am

      I like those chairs too! Thanks Lora, I just only have 2 of them, so I need a set of 4. But I will probably keep these for somewhere else 😉

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    Cassie
    April 27, 2017 at 10:42 am

    it’s beautiful! something about a fresh white farm table….

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    Kendra @ www.joyinourhome.com
    April 27, 2017 at 5:40 pm

    I love the table, Kristen! And that bench is perfect… can’t wait to hear the story behind it! Good luck finding chairs.. and I totally agree on waiting for the perfect ones!

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    Carrie
    April 27, 2017 at 10:02 pm

    The table turned out so beautiful! Love the white!

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    Jenny
    April 28, 2017 at 7:07 am

    That table is gorgeous! YOu brought it back to life. I have a strikingly similar one in my garage that I decided to keep and refinish as our dining table too, I still just haven’t got around to it. I need to do that room for the ORC next time to kick my butt into gear. I can’t wait to see the room come together!

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    Jaclyn
    April 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm

    Your table turned out beautiful! The paint really brings out the detail on it.

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    Stephanie Abbott
    April 30, 2017 at 7:12 am

    Beautiful makeover! Thanks for sharing at To Grandmas House We Go!

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    Carol
    April 30, 2017 at 5:49 pm

    Looks fabulous!

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    Lisa J Wood
    May 1, 2017 at 9:10 am

    Kristen, It’s looking great! I was patient in finding my chairs too…and it totally paid off! Can’t wait to see the final. 🙂

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    Lori
    May 1, 2017 at 6:49 pm

    Hi Kristen, your table came out terrific! I’ve loved my table ever since I painted it white! 🙂 Thank you for sharing at Dishing It & Digging It!

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    Katie Mansfield
    May 2, 2017 at 1:04 pm

    This a fantastic makeover. It looks so fresh and clean. Thanks for sharing at Monday Social. I can’t wait to see the kitchen reveal. I hope you find the chairs that you are looking for.

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    Leslea
    May 3, 2017 at 2:03 am

    The table is gorgeous! I love how bright and fresh it looks now!

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    Julie
    May 31, 2017 at 11:22 pm

    I love the table, I’m going to try about the same thing to an old table I found, but I have not a clue what I’m doing. What paint did you use?

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      Kristen & Vicki
      June 1, 2017 at 6:58 am

      Hi Julie, Your prep work and supplies you use are key! Make sure to fix or sand whatever needs to be done first. If its a really shiny piece sand the entire thing. Our favorite paint to use on furniture is Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and that is what I used here. “Old White” is the color. I then sealed with Polyurethane to make it durable.

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