Thursday, November 15, 2012

Changing it Up

Today is the day for a little revamping!  My antique mall is staying open late tonight for vendors so they have a chance to beautify their spaces for the holidays.  And I'm ready for it!

The Grandma and I went to check out an enamel top table yesterday that was listed my local Craigslist.  It is hard to tell, but it was super dirty.  Some kind of goo mixed in with an enormous amount of dust and grit made it seem beyond saving.  There was yuck all over the top, and dirt in every micro crack in the enamel.  But because I don't give up that easily, I hauled the thing home and gave it a good scrub down.

This is what it looks like now.  After a good rub down with Bar Keepers Friend, a billion passes with a hot wet sponge, and a little shining with those homemade dusting clothes you've been seeing on Pinterest, (they totally work) and it is a new table. Well kind of...  It is still super used, but I really like all the dings and scraps.  It gives the table character, plus it will look great in my booth!

So out goes this long table and in comes my cool new table and a shelf that The Mom is letting me borrow for a while.  With both the shelf and the table I will be able to display my Pyrex a little better, and still have room for funny shaped stuff on the table.  Plus, because this table has a cool top, I won't be using a table cloth and I will also be able to display items under it!  I'm so stinking excited!

I got an email back from the person selling these cabinets I was so excited about right after I bought the table!  Really dude, you couldn't have emailed me back a little sooner?!  The cabinets would have been great, but I think that I wouldn't have had has much usable display space as I will with this current plan.

Now to head over to the party at The Colorado Lady.  Oh, and I'm heading over to It's a Very Cherry World for Rednesday because I finally have something to share!  Woohoo!  Have a great Friday everyone!


  1. I LOVE THAT TABLE! And good for you for not getting those amazing pink cabinets. You are way stronger than me. I probably would have still bought them even if I have no space for them :-)


  2. You made the right decision on that table. All your hard work paid off. It looks nice now.

  3. I think that table is so awesome!! I love the striping, it is wonderful. Don't you just love Bar Keepers Friend? I tell you, the red and white table is just perfect for all you Pyrex! It will be great for Christmas, too!

    1. Thanks Susie! I'm with ya, Bar Keepers Friend is some amazing stuff! Now you totally have to come into town and check the booth out!

  4. I absolutely love the table! I'm really hoping you post an update on your booth, would love to see the table at work :)

    1. Thanks Cally and thanks for stopping by. The table worked so well, I'm really excited! I did a post with an update here: I don't know how to imbed a link in the comments, sorry!


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