When I first saw these two tables - handmade - probably plant stands, I immediately thought Atomic Age.
Just something about the shape.
I have had them since last fall thinking about distressing them.
Then inspiration struck.
Hammer them with Rust-Oleum Hammered Rosemary paint.
<I do not get any money from Rust-Oleum - though I would not turn down a gift card or two.>
But I am in love - head over hammered heels with Rosemary.
The columns were made from old pieces of wood with finished birch plywood for the legs and tops.
Just a boring finish - slightly sun damaged.
But look at the feet - missiles, right?
Space ships, right?
Don't look at my patio - I have not finished cleaning away winter debris.
Yes, the cover is still on the pool, but notice peeking through the ginger lilies - a newly redone shed. (I will show you later!)
This is after the first light coat of the metallic paint.
You can see the distressing in the wood columns.
I did a second coat.
I was so busy arranging them in front of the distressed shutters, I cut their feet right out of the photo.
I am loving them in the metallic green.
10, 8, 6, 7 ...
Okay, I really typed the numbers in that order - I am leaving them that way!
The two tables look quite at home in the ginger lilies and clematis, but they are not staying.
I have no room inside and no covered porch for them to shine.
So they are now in my booth at Riverfront Antique Mall in North Augusta, SC.
(I added that because readers have asked where in the world is the place.)
Another project hammered by Rosemary.
Yes, I have others in mind, but Home Depot (who also does not give me money though I am there a lot - at least on days when I am not in Lowe's!) has RUN OUT of Hammered Rosemary!
I only bought six cans so other people must love it as much as I do.
I do plan to paint furniture this week with regular old paint.
I'll be sure to show you.
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