Do you guys ever find super cool finds on Marketplace? If you’re anything like me, you might live in a super small town where people think their junk is worth astronomical amounts [ insert laughter ] – so when you find a deal, its the best day! I found this vintage sofa table that needed a lot of love. It had some dents and discoloration, but I could see the potential and snagged it for 45 dollars!
Here’s how it looked when I bought it. I immediately knew before I even bought it what I was going to do. I wanted to paint it a non stark black, keep the hardware as is ( I loved the vintage charm ) and then put castors on the bottom!
I don’t know if you guys can see potential in pieces or how it might look once completed? I can. I guess it’s a gift. But I knew this piece would look like it was from Pottery Barn once all done.
I like to use Behr all-in-one-primer/paint, it goes on really well and it eliminates the first step of priming.
I also like to give all my pieces a very light hand sand prior to painting, but you totally don’t have to.
I did two coats on this piece and then I put a light coat of varnish over the top to protect it ( Que for kiddos )
I love how the handles have patina from the years. The gold is a bit marked up and has black oiled bits on it. I have to somehow replicate the colour of the handles on the castors!
I think the hardware left as-is really makes this traditional black sofa table transformation!
I used Broadway from Behr. It isn’t a stark black and it is so beautiful! Would you believe it if I told you that one tester was enough for two coats on this piece? Their testers are only 5 dollars!
I also used a microfiber roller/tray to paint this piece. Then I used a small brush to get in the cracks.
What do you think of this sofa table transformation?