Friday, January 13, 2012

The Little Green Farm Table

Our table was featured by Kim of Savvy Southern Style at her Wow us Wednesday party.  Thanks so much, Kim!

Well, he's done it again - a couple weeks ago, my husband created another farm table from an old salvaged door and some reclaimed barn wood.  It's smaller and greener than the first table he did, but I thought it would be a great kitchen table, desk, or craft table.

I tried taking pictures in the house, but it was chaos.

I love that my babies want to be around me...seriously, I know it's a blessing and probably won't last...

...but, it also makes taking pictures a test of one's patience... say it nicely.

Plus, it's too cold to paint outside, so I currently have 3 dressers, a bookcase, a desk, and about 10 drawers sitting in the room with the table.  Does not make for a nice pictures.

So, outside I went (I know the neighbors MUST think I'm NUTS!!!) to take pictures...

It was so cold that I could barely bend my finger to hit the button on the camera.  Kind of sounds like the beginning of a bad joke Ohio, it's so cold...your mama wears carhartts and long-johns (ahem, thermal underwear for you fancy people) at the same time.

Please don't un-follow me for that horrid attempt at humor.  I'll try not to let it happen again.  Promise.

But it was so cold and windy that I put very little effort forth to try to decorate the table...

Thank you SO much to all of you dear people who have wished my husband well and shared your own stories of the craziness caused by steroids.  He had his first infusion this morning, and it went really well.
I do really appreciate your support, you are the bestest!

Sharing this at these link up parties...come join the fun!
Thrifty Decor Chick (1st Monday of Each Month)
Kammy's Korner (Trash to Treasure)
Domestically Speaking (Paint Projects)
Faded Charm (White Projects)
Miss Mustard Seed (Furniture Only)

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Gwen @ The Bold Abode said...

I want that! I was looking around today for something to stick in my kitchen for a makeshift "island"'s not big enough for a real one but has this big open space that is crying our for one!

OMG, my boys are so stuck in "yo' momma's so stupid" in "yo momma's so stupid she sat on the TV and watched the sofa..." What kind of momma am I to not only sit around and laugh at that, but to encourage it... Oh, mercy...

Bente said...

Oh that table is fantastic.

Have a nice day

Hugs Bente

frugal-interior-design said...

Cool table. Love the color and the branch-n-tool center piece.

Jan@southernjunkin' said...

Another winner! Love the table! Very thrifty! Sorry it's so cold for y'all!

heidi said...

What a sweet table. That green is gorgeous. And my kiddos stick to me like I have static cling. Mostly I love it, but when I'm trying to do something, it makes me crazy.

Bliss Images and Beyond said...

I love this little table! Too cute...thanks for your sweet comments on my blog. And, a friend of mine is actually putting the carriage door hardware on her larger garage door. If she is OK with it, I'll take a pic and put it on my blog, so you can see it. I think it would look great on one big one. I'm following you back, have a great Monday!

Jen the CraftinCowgirl said...

I love it!! Great job!

Crafty Mischief said...

Your table is darling! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog!

SwedishCorner-DownUnder...Pernilla said...

Love the green table!!

Greetings from Australia♥

Kristal said...

Your husband did a great job. Love the green color. Glad to know I am not the only one who has a challenge with a camera ~ LOL!!


Tonia L said...

Cute table! I love the green color and I totally understand about the chaos of the house making if difficult to take pictures or even get anything done!

Aimee - said...

Love it to pieces!! Thanks so much for linking up to Overflowing with Creativity!! Have you entered my giveaway yet?

XO, Aimee

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michele said...

it's amazing, and i love the snow as the perfect backdrop!

visiting via charm of home and invite you to my giveaway here:

smiles to you.


Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Such a great table. Love the color and thanks for braving the cold for those great shots.

Sophia's said...

Erin...Love, love the table! That is such a great color! I can feel your pain with the kids and pictures! It's like they know, "Mom's taking pictures, let's jump in every shot!"


Rhonda@restoredtreasurestoo said...

I have been wanting to make a farm table for years! I am hoping it gets done in 2012! I hope mine turns out half as awesome as yours!! I love it:)

Rhonda@restoredtreasurestoo said...

I have been wanting to make a farm table for years! I am hoping it gets done in 2012! I hope mine turns out half as awesome as yours!! I love it:)

chateau chic said...

What a great table! It's amazing what we're willing to do for the cause....venturing into the cold to take pictures.
I love it!
Your newest follower, Mary Alice

Robin said...

WOW! WOW! WOW! I love it.

Tammy @BeatriceBanks said...

So adorable! I love it!!

thistlewoodfarm said...


Following links around your blog and I love, love, this table :) The color is phenomenal! I need to be bolder in my color choices. I just sent you an e-mail thanking you so much for the sweet, wonderful comments on my are my hero! So much inspiration :)


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