Guess what this is:
Oh, you already know? You mean I spoiled my own surprise by giving it away in my title?
Well, you wanna know what isn’t lame? My coffee table. Its amazing.
Steve saw the potential in this $5 Goodwill discovery before I did. He did a lot of the work, and I wish I had taken a proper “before” picture instead of starting to take pictures half way through. It was all brown, like the edges shown above. Then he painted the top and some detail work red, and then created the checkerboard pattern on top with the blue tape.
Then he painted the top black. It took several coats of paint. He also painted the rest of the table, minus the red detail work.
After we peeled back the tape and did a little touching up, we had this:
Isn’t she lovely?