A Vintage Crate + tutorial

Gilded Furniture

I ran across this photo the other day from blogger KathySue over at Good Life of Design- and it stopped me in my tracks.

Source: goodlifeofdesign.blogspot.com via Amanda on Pinterest
How many times have you been in a thrift or antique store and seen those marble top tables with cherry wood legs? And how many times have you passed them up? I know I have.

I think with a little touch of gold leaf you could turn these into a real statement piece.
You could do something as simple as a thrift store chair like this one from Brittany Makes:

You can see her tutorial HERE- its amazing.
So next time your at a thrift store or better yet- at your grannies house-grab one of these babies and get to gilding!

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