Thursday, October 27, 2011

...it's a table.

After I hoed out and painted our foyer, we were left with a bench, rug, wall art and a mirror.

For 3 days straight, I cleaned up coffee spills, by the front door, from the hub's very early morning. He makes his coffee in the kitchen and only needs to carry it about 20 feet to actually leave the house. Just....cannot...be...done...without...a...spill. ;)

Browsing around the house after cleaning up the day 3 spill, I spied these two chunky candlesticks that I had on top of a bookcase. They were looking pretty blah up there....so, I thought, put them together and you may just have the perfect height for a small table that could be placed next to the foyer bench.

Hop in the shower and quick run to Hobby Lobby before work.

Go to work. Come home, make supper and then, open up that gorilla glue. This was my first time using gorilla glue. Holy crap is what I have to say about that! You only need a little bit...and once you glue 2 pieces together, it is for-ev-er.

Here is the finished little foyer table that holds the hub's coffee every work day morning. He sits there, puts his work boots on, and amazingly makes it out the door spill free. :)





He loves it. I love it. I love my coffee spill free ceramic tile floor. Total cost was $12.00. The painted wooden top piece was six bucks - 50% off, bottom pine piece was .99 and I needed to buy the gorilla glue, which was just under five. Cheap and easy. The table, I mean. :)

I'm linking up to Twice Owned Tuesday, at the creating a House of Grace blog.
Thanks for stopping by today!
hugs, patti

10 comments:

Katie said...

All the work you have been doing in your house looks fantastic!!!

JanR said...

My gosh, Patti, the ideas you come up with are brilliant! It looks great! So creative, my plan would have been to complain at my dh until he quit spilling his goll-darn coffee on the floor. I'm sure this keeps the peace much better. lol

mustangkayla said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this Patti! My newest hobby is gluing and spray painting! Its amazing what cute things you can come up with with candlesticks and bowls and frames! :-)

Sara said...

Patti, this is wonderful! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog to check it out - I'm so glad you love the projects I've been working on! There's a ton more to come - I'm working on a very cool lamp project now! Love your blog too! All the best!

gottaluvboyz said...

You are killing me with these projects...seriously, awesome!!!!

Jamilie said...

Just gorgeous!! Love it!! Come to my house next!

Mara... said...

What a fabulous idea!!! No more coffee spills + awesome decor. It's a win-win.

~jan said...

You, my friend, are a creative genius! This is such a fabulous, doable project! Thanks for the ideas, now all I need is the motivation. :)

Lizzie @ PrettyCityThings said...

This is so cute!
And thanks for stopping by my blog too. :)

Ela @ Scrapidoodlelicious@blogspot.com said...

OMG! At first I thought it was a real table. When I read the whole post, I am pretty amaze that it was two candlesticks holders. Genius! Love it.

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