One quick leap onto my soapbox and then I'll move on to greener pastures.
I joined a women's service club in my town. It's limited to the number of members and we aren't even near that number. It's comprised of a great group of girls and we have a lot of fun together...great, I like to have fun....but when it comes to doing work for the club (i.e. participating in fund raisers, coming up with money-making ideas for our charity, etc.), you could literally hear crickets chirping! PLEASE don't join a service organization and then sit back and so nothing....the point is to make a difference in your community, not to just be a member in name only. It's very frustrating for those of us who want to make a difference, enjoy helping others and just genuintely want to give back to the community.
Okay, off my soapbox, not to be revisited. =)
I have been busy redoing a table for my mother. She picked up a sweet double-tiered, solid wood table from an estate sale one weekend when my folks were visiting. I think she paid $10 for it.
I sanded, primed and painted it brown....then painted it this lovely green color. It's part of Valspar's National Trust for Historic Preservation collection and the color is called Homestead Resort Olive. I then distressed it with my handy dandy Black and Decker Mouse sander, glazed it and finished it off with a coat of glossy polyeurothane.
What do you think??
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