The Plans for the Living Room console table call for a color change to the tiles.
There's nothing wrong with them, but the terracotta doesn't flow with the room. I'm trying to reign in the color palette, and burnt orange just isn't part of it.
Switching out the lamps only made the tiles look more rustic.
So I went after them like I do everything else....with paint! I was thrilled to find that the tiles just popped right out, so I parked myself in the only shady spot outside, and spray painted them Krylon Dover White. It was 106-degrees outside. I carried them in only to discover that the white was too stark.
It was back outside to
Not pretty, unless a blotchy mess is what you're going for. I wasn't. The table sat like this for over a week while I
Then in a moment of
Painting my old tiles only resulted in removing the depth and texture. I love the movement of the marble and the natural element they bring to the room.
Not to mention the pretty shine.
I'm still playing with the styling, but so far the colors in the tiles match seamlessly to everything I've placed on them.
At night you can definitely see the warmth of the marble, and it adds such a richness to the table.
Had I thought of replacing them first, this project would have been the simplest yet. But where's the fun in that, right? So what do you think of the new table?
And another one bites the dust on the list!
LIVING ROOM TO-DO LIST
Paint Hall Chest
Paint/Wallpaper Nook Walls
Add Nailhead to Wingchair
New Covers for Barrel Chair Cushions
Gold Leaf Back of Secretary
More Coordinated Sofa Pillows