New Craft Table and Chairs for the Playroom
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I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. We had a nice gathering here. My family, my parents, my brother and his wife and my uncle’s family. I am loving all of the leftovers!
My Aunt and I decided to hit the Black Friday sales on Thursday night instead of getting up early on Friday. We hit up Kohl’s and Walmart. It seems as if half the city had the same idea, I was absolutely shocked at the crowds at Walmart. (We got there at 10.) There were so many people, you could not move in the store. I was able to get a few of the items I had come for, but the stick vacuum I wanted was long gone. (It was on sale for $8, I heard that people showed up at 8pm and loaded up with the good stuff…)
Since the kids had gone to my parents for a few days before Thanksgiving, I was able to do some shopping, get the house clean and finish up a project for their playroom.
I had an old kitchen table that I had been saving with the intention of painting it and using it as a craft area in the play room. I used spray paint on the chairs and I painted the table with a roller and brush.
I picked the paint colors based on the window valences (and spray paint colors available.) For the art display board, I just used a scrap 1 X 8 we had in the garage left over from my mudroom project. My husband cut it in half for me and I sanded it and painted it with our trim color, then hot glued on some clothespins I had painted white.
Looks really cute if you ask me… Ikea has their 4-cube Expedit Bookshelves on sale Sunday for $19.99. We are planning to head over there as soon as they open to pick up a couple. I plan on using one in the playroom to help organize a few or their craft supplies.
Now we just need to get to work creating a few new masterpieces…
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Jamie Sanders is a wife and mom of 2, located in the heart of Texas. She founded Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom in 2011 as a place to share creative ideas and family friendly recipes. Her work has been featured on Martha Stewart, Woman’s World, HuffPost, TODAY, Pioneer Woman, HGTV, CNET, Good Housekeeping, Yahoo, Oprah Daily, and Redbook, plus many other publications. To date, she had given away just under a million free pdf sewing patterns.
I absolutely love this! I am pinning it. The colors are SO fun.
SO CUTE!!! I absolutely love the colors! Great job!!
I really love this–the colors are just beautiful. Such a smart idea. 🙂 Glad to have discovered your blog today!
Very nice with the different colors!
I love the colors you chose for the table and chairs. It turned out great. I would love it if you could link this up to our linky party going on right now.
LOVE LOVE LOVE these bright beautiful chairs & table!!! You've inspired me to paint my kids' boring white table something special 🙂
This sort of reminds me of my kids playroom. It's the feminine version. I would love if you linked it to my linky party at: http://eyehearttoday.blogspot.com/2011/11/anything-goes-at-eye-heart-3.html
I love the colors! This is a great table for a play room.
So pretty! Would LOVE it if you would link this up at my turquoise lovin' party going on right now!! (and red during the holidays!) http://www.sweetlittlegals.com/2011/11/turquoise-lovin-15.html
I love how this turned out. And the boards with the clothespins is awesome! I am definitely doing that!
Thanks for sharing!
Looks great with the polka dots…love the colors!
Found you through TCB…cheers!
CUTE Table and Chairs. I love the colors! I'm visiting from Craftomaniac.
WOW! That looks fanTAStic! So bright, cheerful, and inviting! I love the valance too. What a fun room for kiddos. Would you share here?
It is fantastic, all that color has to be be inspirational for young artists! The display board was a great idea too.
P.S. I wish you didn't mention that IKEA sale. I could really use on of those and had vowed to stay far away from IKEA until after Christmas 🙂
This is so fun and cute! I'm a new follower. I'd love it if you shared this at my Saturday Splendour Party at http://www.megandmums.com 🙂
That is so cute!! I really want to make a set like this. I love the color combos! You should come and enter my Vanilla Bean Paste giveaway http://eatcakefordinner.blogspot.com/2011/11/vanilla-bean-paste-giveaway.html
I LOVE the colors! It looks great! I'm your newest follower from the blog hop. I'd love you to stop by my blog if you get a chance & maybe follow along too!
Ohh, my GOSH! Your playroom is so cute!! Great job! 🙂 Found you from the COM linky party. 🙂
It is perfect! The colors are so bright and cheerful!
I love how it turned out. The colors are so fun and inviting – perfect for creating things in a playroom!
What a lovely colors! Very exciting! I love it!
How cute!!! I would love for you to share it at my "Anything Goes" Linky party…
OMG! This is perfect!! I wish I was little again!! lol I'm your newest follower…found you over at Ask Anna's Weekend Warrior Linky Party!!
Great colors–my kids would love it too!
How fun! I love how you picked colors from your curtain.