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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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43 Comments

  1. Nan @ Playful Decor says:

    Oh, btw, I LOVE your title! Exactly how I feel every day – except not so crafty!! 🙂

  2. Nan @ Playful Decor says:

    I just love the colors! What a great playroom! I've noticed more and more are using spray paint on furniture instead of brushes, good idea! I'd love for you to share this at my linky on Dec 6th. Tuesday's Nursery is for all ages of kids decor and the first Tuesday every month. I'm your newest follower and hope you have a great weekend! Nan

  3. Little Dotty Bird says:

    that looks amazing, youve inspired me..I want my rather drab and old kitchen table to look like that! 🙂

  4. April@ Natural Nester says:

    Those colors are SO perfect!!! I love that! You did an awesome job…it's bound to spark some creativity!

  5. Love that table & chairs! Perfect for crafting! I would have given anything to have that as a kid!

  6. Nanny Anna says:

    That looks fabulous! I love the colors! It makes me want to find some distressed pieces to refinish myself 🙂

    Anna

    Oh, I am visiting from the "It's a Keeper" hop. I am entry #51 with the EASY Chicken Pot Pie.

  7. What an adorable table and chairs for your kiddos – I love the bright colors. I'm sure they will be inspired to make many masterpieces sitting at that little table. 🙂 I found your blog thru Ginger Snap Crafts linky party, and I'm so glad I did. Nice to "meet" you. I think I'm your newest follower.

  8. Kindra-At Home With K says:

    Wow! I love this colorful makeover. I'm getting started on my kid's playroom so this is motivating for me! Great job!
    I'm your newest follower! Stop on by sometime!

  9. This looks adorable. I'm thinking of paint my dining room chairs different colors. This is awesome inspiration!

  10. Lynette @ My Craft Discovery says:

    I absolutely love this! I am pinning it. The colors are SO fun.

  11. Jill @Two Yellow Birds Decor says:

    SO CUTE!!! I absolutely love the colors! Great job!!
    Jill
    twoyellowbirdsdecor.blogspot.com

  12. silly eagle books says:

    I really love this–the colors are just beautiful. Such a smart idea. 🙂 Glad to have discovered your blog today!

    vanessa

  13. Atelier Ullizee says:

    Very nice with the different colors!