Franzi Thekla Console Table November 30th, 2017 - 16:59:00
Sometimes you can luck out and find a perfect old country console table but if you can't or you don't have the budget for one that has been distressed and given a country feel it's not too hard to take a plain console table and help it go country.
In today's home there never seems to be enough space to put stuff. If you think about it it's amazing how much more square footage today's homes have yet we seem to still be able to fill all that space up as soon as we get it. We are collectors by nature and it seems many believe that the more stuff they have the better they are going in the game of life.
Armoires have been part of the bedroom furniture for centuries. They are used to store precious things and jewelry. Place the Armoire in such a way that it should be approachable.
This is where wood console tables end up being a godsend. Because wood console tables are not only tables to put the things on that can be seen in a home but are generally made with drawers and shelves where you can tuck away things you would rather not have seen.
Next beat up the table. Yes you read that right. There is no old country table that is in perfect condition which means you need to use the file or sandpaper to rough up the edges. If you want it to look well used you can use the hammer to make a few dings.
Start with unfinished wood console tables or one that you can take the current paint off of. If the table has any sort of finish you will need to use a stripping agent to remove that before moving forward with this project.