I had been looking for new bed side tables for my bedroom for quite some time. Nothing I was seeing had quite the configuration of drawers and cabinets I wanted. Then amazon’s daily deals had these up for $35 for 2 tables, which was hard to pass up. Sure they are probably super cheap quality, but I can work with that. What I didn’t notice from my phone was that the drawer was just a canvas box, not a drawer, which sucks. For $35, I can’t complain too much.
My room is deep purple and black. I’ve always liked the combination deep purple (or navy), silver and black so it was time to start adding silver. A trip to the Home Depot and I started painting these cheap particle boards metallic silver.
One of my art rooms is out of commission, which is a whole story in itself, so I took over the dining room table. No one needs to eat, right?
I forgot how long painting takes, especially if you want it to look nice. Sanding, priming, sanding, priming, sanding, painting, sanding, painting, and a glossy taco top coat or two (I [icon name=”heart” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] your channel Simply Nailogical) …. it was going to take some time to finish.
The “drawers” were plain canvas, which also didn’t go with my room. I gave fabric paints a try.
In the store, this looked quite dark in the bottle. Once applied it was very light in comparison even after several coats. So I was a little disappointed there, but at least it’s purple.
In the end, the bedside tables turned out pretty decent. Once I put them next to my bed I realized they were much too short. So… yeah, that was a waste of time. But at least I learned a few things along the way, specifically that I should measure better before I buy things.
Anyone need some short bedside tables??