Remember a few days back when I posted an idea for our friend Michele's room?
I was really liking the gold accents. Then a few days ago I cam across this on Joss & Main:
It was awesome - but for $495 - REALLY?? So I started thinking about how easy this would actually be to make. Really - take a stump, prime it, paint it black, and finish it with some metallic gold.
The black coat is a key step, to make the gold look more rich - and also, if there are spots where the black is showing through, it just looks aged, rather than looking like you missed a paint spot.
While gold doesn't fit in my house - I got to thinking about my stump table. I really like the look of the raw wood, but it would be fun to try something new. Maybe in my new craft room :)
Guess I am on the hunt for another stump.
Ignore the black skull - this picture was during Halloween - it is not like I have these laying around my house at all times :)