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  1. Amy
    August 4, 2010 @ 2:17 am

    Cute. I like it.

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  2. Kimmy
    August 4, 2010 @ 2:20 am

    So cute! I like it! Thanks so much for stopping at my blog and for your sweet comment 🙂 I hope you stop by again soon!

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  3. NanaDiana
    August 4, 2010 @ 11:48 am

    Cute and funky little table. It looks like it might be from the 40's? Nice cover up job with the paint/stain. Diana

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  4. Jen
    August 4, 2010 @ 12:15 pm

    Nice quick fix! That table is so cute!

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  5. Creative Decor by Brooke
    August 4, 2010 @ 1:15 pm

    Darling table, I have never seen on like it. It will be perfect for a library. Great quick fix too.
    Brooke

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  6. Caroline @ The Feminist Housewife
    August 4, 2010 @ 7:39 pm

    Wow, who would have thought!! What a cool table.

    I'm loving checking out your projects on your blog! Keep it up! = )

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  7. Jennifer
    August 4, 2010 @ 8:11 pm

    Ah what a lovely little job! I quite love the look of this table.

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  8. Melissa
    August 4, 2010 @ 8:54 pm

    Nifty little trick, you are right this table would look great with a globe on it.

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  9. The Polka Dot Closet
    August 5, 2010 @ 1:38 am

    Great idea, there is so many times i just don't want to stain, but I have craft paint in all colors!!

    Carol

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  10. Sharon@KeenInspirations
    August 5, 2010 @ 12:32 pm

    I've been wondering how to acheive this look! Thank you for sharing. I hope you find the perfect globe for the table! Please stop by my blog and enter my CSN $45 GC giveaway!
    Sharon

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  11. Marty
    August 5, 2010 @ 7:07 pm

    I'm so happy that I found you today=) I just bought an old mahogany end table for $6. It has a few scratches, but what you've done here could be an easy fix for me=))
    Thanks for sharing!

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  12. Sarah
    August 5, 2010 @ 11:23 pm

    You come up with some fun things to do with paint! Thanks for stopping by my blog and answering my questions.

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  13. Maryann @ Domestically-Speaking
    August 6, 2010 @ 4:49 am

    What a great idea… love that little table. Thanks for sharing with us at the PoPP.

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  14. gail@myrepurposedlife.net
    August 8, 2010 @ 12:14 am

    Your table turned out really nice. Good luck finding your globe.
    gail

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  15. too Blessed to Stress
    August 11, 2010 @ 12:27 am

    oh fun! I love disovering new easy solutions for projects like that 🙂 great job!

    ~Emily N. from "too Blessed to Stress"

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  16. Becky
    September 12, 2010 @ 5:00 pm

    What a cute table! I have a thing for pedestal tables, but have never seen one with a recessed top with leather like this one. Great deal too!
    If you ever come across something larger with similar needs I'd recommend either Old English Furniture Polish. It has pigment in it to cover the scratches. There's also Restore a Finish which comes in different wood colors. It's a miracle working for things in pretty bad shape.
    You're idea worked well for your table though. Great using what you have.

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  17. Marci
    November 24, 2010 @ 3:04 pm

    I've used a product called "restore a finish" by Howard that I bought at Home Depot. It comes in a rectangular can over by the minwax… Anyway you wipe it on and well… it restores the finish. It doesn't strip or anything, it just hides surface scratches kind of polishes and rehydrates the wood. I just discovered it recently and it has worked well for me. You might want to check it out for similar projects.

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