Postcard Table

6:00:00 AM

Red Hen Home 

did this awesome Postcard coffee table that 
I just love !!

So I'm giving it a try and I hope I do it justice!

I started with this old table I was using by my front door.

I painted it Old White with my prize can of Annie Sloan's Chalk Paint.

( Here is the first coat)

I sanded, distressed and waxed the table.

I printed out the postcard image from The Graphics Fairy
and I drew the image by hand... 
(just don't ask me what it says...)

Then I lightly sanded the image.

And here's the table back by my front door only looking a LOT better!


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  1. I lovelovelove your version! You did beautiful work (as if there were any doubt)!!


  3. Fantastic, love how it all turned out.
    Keep smiling and creating

  4. This piece of furniture turned out so-o everything! I need to buy chalk paint!

  5. I loveeeeeeeee this table!!! It's so adorable! I can't believe you free handed it too.
    Well done, very well done!

    Pamela @

  6. Oh wow, totally am in love with this. What's it say?? Juuuuuust kidding. :)

    Kammy's Korner

  7. This is really neat..I could see post card wall art too! Thanks for the inspiration!

  8. Wow Susan, this looks fantastic. I love it! Just perfect for your entrance. Thanks, enjoy your week.

  9. love it! found you via craftomaniac.

    hope you'll enter my giveaway:


  10. Great job..just love it!! beautiful.

  11. LOVE IT!!!!!!

    barbara jean

  12. WoW! That is amazing...I want one!!!!

  13. I LOVE this. I am not brave enough to do anything like that... maybe someday. But it looks amazing!

    Shannon @ Imperfectly-Inspired

  14. Hi ... This came out lovely! Found you through Potpourri Friday 2805. If you have time I hope you will stop in and see what I have been up to. Your newest follower, Francine

  15. Wow, you did that by hand?! Love it!

  16. I just have to have one! I have a wonky little piano stool that is just crying out for a postcard image too. Thank you for such a good idea! God bless x

  17. Wow, Susan! You did a wonderful job on your table. I Love it! I have a few tables around here that are screaming for help. I"m gonna have to try this. Thanks for sharing! Have a wonderful weekend!

  18. Mmmm, looks GORGEOUS!! What a HUGE difference!

    Deborah ♥♥ (visiting happily from hope you can drop by and say hi!)

  19. I love your version! Painting the table made such a huge difference. It looks great!

    I would love for you to stop by and link up your project for Functional Friday.

  20. I love this table. Great job!!


  21. Beautiful. I would love to do my desk like this. Great inspiration.

  22. Beautiful with a terrific graphic! Good job!

    I am delighted you joined Potpourri Friday! I appreciate you and your participation!

  23. That turned out really lovely! Great job.

  24. This turned out so beautiful Susan! Way to go on drawing it by hand! Link back to my party next time so that you can be featured.

  25. Psst. Featuring your table on Tip Junkie Decorate tomorrow :).

  26. Wow! I adore this table! I am going to have to think about doing one of those for myself! How do you feel about the chalk paint? I am considering jumping in and giving it a try...but it is so expensive... Any suggestions? Is it worth it?


  27. Both tables are terrific. Tres chic!

  28. You definately did it justice.
    Great job

  29. i love it. it looks amazing, i was thinking about doing something like this but i havent been brave enough yet. new follower here :0) xxx

  30. what a fun idea! you did a great job, love it!

  31. Wow!! That's hand painted?? It looks perfect! I love it!

  32. that is beautiful, susan! i love postcard tables... they are so wistful and romantic!

  33. You did a stunning job! It's beautiful. I'm a new follower; found you on Shades of Amber where I linked up too!

  34. I featured your table on Functional Friday!

    The Not So Functional Housewife
    Functional Friday


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