Sunday, January 23, 2011

Sunday Morning Brain Pop

Ahh, Sunday morning curled up in my favorite chair drinking a second cup of coffee-sounds relaxing, right? Not if your brain works like mine. I started thinking, Gee, I'd like a little round table next to that chair over there. Hmm, maybe a cute little ceramic garden stool would work. Let's see they're round and the proportion would be perfect. Unfortunately, I don't possess a ceramic garden stool and last time I looked they were a bit pricey. My eyes started darting about and voila they landed on the three baskets I have under a table. Well, they're round and the same proportion as a ceramic garden stool. One of those might work!
I leaped out of my seat, flipped one over and popped it next to the chair. See, there's my coffee cup on the much for relaxing with that cup. It was PERFECT!!!! So, now, what to do with the bottom of the basket-a little sanding, a little poly. No, that would mean waiting and I don't like to wait. I want a table now! Thank goodness for saved scraps. I used a piece left over from my coffee table and attached it with the same nail heads.

Done in about 15 minutes.

I love it. It's just the right size and it's FFRREEE and different and cool and awesome!!!!!!! I love the added texture it brings to the room. So what about the hole it left under the table you're wondering? Well, I'll tell you. I removed the other two baskets and replaced them with two different baskets I had there once before. Nothing ever stays in one place very long with a brain like mine!

I'm linking to Between Naps on the Porch-Metamorphosis Monday


  1. That looks like a great idea for what you wanted it for. there's no way I would have had the nails or leather/vinyl to finish it off. Looks good.

  2. how perfect is that? i love the organic feel of that whole nook- the chair and pillow and wove table all work together in perfect harmony.

  3. Ha! My hubs comes home every day to a different house! I'm always trying out different things and moving furniture. I'm sure he's getting tired of it. I love how you covered your does make a great side table! I'm having a giveaway for a FREE gallon of paint...hope you can join!

  4. maybe you could make one for me with the left over baskets!! thanks mom!

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