I found this adorable vintage table n’ chair set online, and I just had to have it! Although years back this set would have been used as a ‘telephone table’, today it can be used as a versatile and most-charming decor accent in any home!  And let’s face it — not many still have a landline telephone in their home! BUT that shouldn’t end the life of this enchanting set— rather, let’s restore it! <3



You know what’s REALLY fun about restoring pieces for others?!  That I can safely step outside of my comfort zone and experiment with colours that I normally wouldn’t!  And that’s EXACTLY what I did with this lil’ set… and I’m delighted by how it turned out, and I’ll most definitely use these colours on more pieces in the future!

My non-comfort-zone, but oh so exhilarating process went like this:

  • Sanded down both pieces of set to remove as much of the dreadful gold paint that I could (unfortunately it was covered in this nasty choice of colour)
  • Applied 2 coats of Country Chic Paint’s ‘All-In-One Decor Paint’ in the most vibrant and pretty red colour ‘Cranberry Sauce’ — let dry overnight
  • Applied 1 coat of Country Chic Paint’s ‘All-In-One Decor Paint’ in the colour ‘Liquorice’ — let dry for 30 minutes
  • Wet distressed both pieces of set (this step brought the red ‘Cranberry Sauce’ colour out from beneath the black ‘Liquorice’ colour… a new technique that I soooo loved the result of)
  • Applied 1 coat of Country Chic Paint’s ‘Natural Wax’ to the body

A house is made of walls and beams; a home is built with love & dreams. This charming lil’ table n’ chair is sure to bring MUCH love and beautiful dreams to your home! Pull out the chair, have a seat… love like the wind, and dream like they will all come true! <3

I hope you visit again! My #farmlifebestlife awaits more simple living, generous loving and constant learning — graced with an abundance of country chic character and sweet imperfections, both for me and for YOU! ❤


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