I was feeling pretty satisfied with how my latest project turned out.  I took a beat up side table and transformed it into a burst of whimsy.  I couldn’t help but smile at the cheerful color combo.

Until my dad came by and said it reminded him of Charlie Brown’s shirt.

All I heard from him was wah-wah-wah-wahwah-wah.

Good grief Charlie Brown.  Maybe he’s right.

Well here is the before picture of the unintentionally inspired by Peanuts side table.  I picked it up a few weeks ago.

The wood finish was worn but look at the great curvy detail.  It just needed a light sanding followed by a coat of primer.

Then I painted 2 coats of yellow.  After they dried, I taped what I intended to be a wide chevron pattern…not Charlie Brown’s shirt.

I filled in between the tape with 2 coats of white.  And finally sealed the table with a paste wax.

She’s a curvier gal.

With great legs.

I’m thinking this would be fab as a bedside table in a little girl’s room…Peanuts themed or otherwise.

Linking to:

Mod Vintage Life

Domestically SpeakingFurniture Feature FridaysSaved by Suzy

11 thoughts on “peanuts

  1. Very cute, and if it’s new name is Charlie Brown, all the better…he’s my FAVE character on Peanuts (no kidding)

    Thanks for sharing 🙂
    Visiting from Miss Mustard Seed’s linky party,
    Suzanne at WhyCuzICan

  2. I think your table is so cute and fun! I have one almost exactly like it, but in pink and white, that I painted as a bedside table for my daughter’s room.

  3. This is too funny, I just bought several yards of yellow/white chevron for a tablecloth! I love the pattern. Awesome paint job 🙂

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