Furniture Makeover Shades of White
This furniture makeover was inspired by skimmed wedding cakes.
Have you seen them??
The rustic skimmed edges with a pile of flowers on top…stunning!
The only issue I see is…what about the skimmed off frosting??? Do you get it on the side??
The frosting is the best part.
Furniture Makeover Shades of White
Once a month I have the joy of joining a talented group of furniture painting ladies for a themed furniture makeover. This month the theme is “Shades of White.”
Please browse the stunning makeover at the bottom of the post. Ask them any questions too. We all love to help.
This is the table for my makeover. I bought it at a yard sale for $7 about 15 years ago. The top is a veneer disaster…
and I love it!
Since I’m planning on lighting up our living room this was perfect for a furniture makeover shades of white!
If you haven’t seen a skimmed wedding cake just do a search on Pinterest. You will be amazed. Just where are they putting all the extra frosting??
Anyway, I started with a firm white base. Three coats of leftover white paint. I wanted the base to be covered in white
Then I painted the middle legs with two coats of paint. The legs will be rustically distressed.
The top edge of the table was also painted with three coats of
The apron area was painted and…
immediately wiped back.
I was having a bad camera day and the pictures during the painting look like I was…
Then I dry brushed lightly for the skimmed frosting affect.
The top was dry brushed. It felt like the pile of flowers on top.
Plus I still like the veneer disaster. 🙂
Here’s the skimmed frosted table ready for the reception!
Now let’s check out more furniture makeovers in white.
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This re-do of yours is such a wonderful inspiration for me, Jeanette. I am a brand-new painter-to-be and really need information like yours to just pick up the brushes and start painting. Planning to do it right-away after die Easter week-end, promise-promise-promise …
Isobel, thank you. The first step is just picking up the brush. Check in if you have any problems or questions. We have a creative group of DIYers to help. Thanks for stopping by.
Such a great yard sale find! It looks so pretty and fresh now!
I had to look up what a skimmed wedding cake was. Such a cool idea for inspiration on a table makeover. It turned out lovely and now I’m hungry for cake :).
I want cake!! 😉 I have been on a healthy eating plan for over two weeks now…which includes NO cake! lol Love it in the white!
You are such a great story teller and I love the scroll legs on that little table… yummy as cake! I think it would also look great with a full serving of frosting! ;o)
You come up with the most unique inspirations for your makeovers Jeanette! Enjoyed reading about your frosting/painting technique and the white is a great look for that rescued table!
Yum…this table is such a beauty!
All this talk about cake is making me hungry! Such a fun little makeover!
Skimmed wedding cake – never heard of it before but will be google searching it in a minute. What a fabulous makeover and now I’m itching to see these skimmed cakes!
Ok now I want a piece of cake! White is perfect for this yard sale score! XO
What a unique table and white certainly makes it looks current and up-to-date!
Great makeover, Jeanette. I’m having so much fun browsing through the projects this morning!
Love this table, Jeanette. The way you painted it made the beautiful details pop. Kudos!!
Great save, Jeanette! That table was begging to be restored and you did so good. Pinning!
What a great table and an ever better makeover! Nice job!