Suitcase Table

Hi Guys! 

I want to help kick off this blog with with this kick ass table I made, which I got a lot of comments on via Instagram (my favorite thing on the iphone of all time).

When we were closing on our house, I went over to the house to make sure it was all “clean.” Well to me this was horrifying, I kept praying it wouldn’t be so that way I could keep all the “junk”. I convinced the lovely old man that he could keep anything he didn’t want in the house, and I’d take care of it…..which is is how I ended up with a ton of suitcases-awesome! 

I grabbed one of the old suitcases and because I rush, I didn’t prime it, which ended up fine.Image

I had half a gallon of leftover aqua paint from my dresser redo (see future post) and went to town painting the suitcase. I did two coats. I then bought 4 legs from lowes and 4 mounting brackets for the legs. I painted the legs white-two coats. The next day when everything was dry… I drilled the brackets into the suitcase on the bottom and screwed the legs in. FINITO! a cute suitcase table. I also slapped some polyurethane on the top coat so it wouldn’t scratch. The suitcase still opens so it’s great for storage as well! Easy Breezy and cute. Image

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Let me know if you are from the area, I’m selling these tables :). Have a great day!

XOXO

 

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About Amanda Andy Sudol

I'm a city nurse trying to kick pediatric cancer's ass while taking my frustrations out on furniture & house reno in the suburbs. I also renovate anything that I possibly can get my hands on. From knocking down ceilings & walls to building new kitchens and walls and painting any piece of furniture I find...I'm trying to learn how to do it all. My husband thinks I'm nuts, but there's no other way I'd like it :). I hope you enjoy reading my journey to HGTV stardom' (ha ha....in my dreams)!
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