6/13/2011

MacKenzie Childs Inspiration Table

As I have said many times,  
I love MacKenzie Childs style
and the whimsical way that they paint their products. I get such inspiration from them.



On one of my garage sale hunts, I found this table and featured it in one of my Diamonds In The Rough! posts that you can see HERE.




Shown with all of its dirt and grime, I knew I had to paint this a certain way. Why?





Because my inspiration was this MacKenzie Childs table.




I don't know why, but I just have fallen in love with this table. I can't afford their price of $5200, but I can use it for inspiration.  At one time I painted a small antique coffee table...


But I had no place for it so I sold it and have missed it ever since. Now back to the little octagon table. I decided to recreate this MacKenzie Childs table on this piece. Here it is in its finished state.


And here it is in the house where I think I will use it as a chair side table.

I am so glad that I found it and for only $5, I knew I could make it a statement piece for a room.

NOTE: You should be able to click on most of the pictures to enlarge to see further details.
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39 comments:

  1. Oh how I wish you would have an ETSY shop. :)

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  2. That table looks AMAZING! Fantastic job.

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  3. A girl after my own heart! I love when I find someone who isn't afraid to jazz things up! Great job!

    Mary @ thedecorativepaintbrush.blogspot.com

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  4. J'adore! :0 Really you have outdone yourself. This is fabulous. I would love it if you would also share it on Motivated Monday at BeColorful
    Pam

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  5. You did a beautiful job. The table looks great.

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  6. Beautiful job, no one will know it's not an original, except us bloggers, and we won't tell.

    hugs
    Sissie

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  7. Amazing work! It is beautiful. Keep it!!

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  8. I love Mackenzie Childs as well.. so whimsical! But I have to say I like your table even better... you did a superb job and I love it!... beautiful detailed work! And it is perfect for your room.. hence its a keeper,I think. Visiting from Homemaker on a Dime. Have a great week!~Poppy

    http://withadashofcolor.blogspot.com/

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  9. Love it. Now come by and see my MKC inspired mirror.

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  10. Love it..so pretty turned out perfect.

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  11. Terry, this is my very favorite MacKenzie-Childs-inspired piece you have painted so far. It looks fantastic in your home. I really like the birdcage chandelier behind it. Together they are absolutely stunning! I hope you do not sell this piece because it is so pretty in your home.

    xoxoxo,
    Ricki Jill

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  12. great job...and here's a bit of irony about this table top: I just bought the Cloud Watching M-C placemats on Craig's list - I will post about them on Thursday...wish we lived near each other - we could have "paint parties"!!

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  13. Wow! that is amazing, you are incredibly talented. Fantastic job.

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  14. Really nice! I too am fond of MacKenzie Childs. I enjoyed going through your Home Tour. You have a beautiful home. I got a kick out of your watermelon propane tank! You have a new follower! Hugs!

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  15. I have always liked MacKenzie Childs pieces, they are so whimsical and fun (but mega pricey). Also a big fan of checks, especially black and white. You do wonderful work and really capture the MK look.
    Great little table and the turquoise lamp behind it is a fun piece too.

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  16. you did a fantastic job with it! love the shape of the table- it can be used anywhere!

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  17. Great job! I recently passed up a table that would have been perfect for such a transformation. Just didn't think I'd ever get it painted, but I may check back tomorrow to see if it is still available. Thanks for sharing. ~ Sarah

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  18. I love that style too. Such a conversation piece. You did a great job. Thanks for sharing with my newbie party.

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  19. What a steal for just $5. You did a wonderful job, it turned out great. Thanks for sharing at BC Good Life Wednesdays.

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  20. Wow!! Great job! Thanks so much for linking up to my party!!!!

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  21. Awesome paint job!! I don't think I could part with it if it was me!!

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  22. LOVE IT! I wish I could paint like you. It's awesome. Thanks for sharing.

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  23. Very talented, beautiful, thanks for sharing~!

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  24. What. A beautiful job you have done on this table , it looks gorgeous in your house too , I've been checking out your blog, what a lovely place to visit ( beautiful photographs ) xx Ava

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  25. How adorable is that! It turned out wonderful!

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  26. The table I just did [linked on Miss Mustard Seed] I wanted to do in a Mackenzie Childs style, but I chickened out. How did you plan it out, or did you just tackle it sans formal plan? The table I did had so many portions of the legs I thought I could do in a different pattern, etc, that I was pretty sure without a plan I would muff it up... so instead I chickened out.
    I have another table waiting in the wings... maybe that's the table to tackle?
    solongfarm.blogspot.com

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  27. I love the Mackenzie childs look, you did a marvelous job.

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  28. WOW, it is so beautiful. I wished I could make one like that. You are so talented.

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  29. This really IS a statement piece! Fantastic!!!

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  30. Oh my gosh! I love it! You have really captured the whimsy of MacKenzie Childs. Just beautiful.

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  31. Wow!!! Your table is beautiful. Thanks for sharing

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  32. Girl, consider yourself featured! Thanks for linking up to Motivated Monday at BeColorful
    Pam

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  33. Table looks fantastic. You are so innovative.

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  34. Sooooo cute!!!! I am going to have to keep this idea in mind!

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