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Hydrangea Table Art & a Sneak Peek!

I originally purchased this table with the vision of creating another baseball art design on it.  If you missed the post on my baseball table, you can find it here! 

 

 

 

I thought the legs could be cute painted to emulate the baseball bats.  But the customer didn't have the same vision and wanted me to find another style of table.

 

So, the table sat in my stash for awhile until I finally came up with a new design.

 

I love hydrangeas, but I knew to put a hydrangea to art would be daunting.  I decided to give it a try anyway.  I wanted to work with layers on this one, so after a lot of sanding (as you can see, the top was a mess) and cleaning, I painted the basecoat in Wise Owl Bone.

 

 

 

 After this was dry, I did a wash of a mix of Wise Owl Glacial and Wise Owl Gray Linen.

 

 

 

 

Then I added layers of Quatrefoil, Damask and Grainsack designs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 For the hydrangea, I used a stippling technique using Wise Owl Black Cherry and Wise Owl Petal and a custom mix to get the purple colors. 

 

 

 

For the leaves, I used a mix of Wise Owl Nebula and Wise Owl 1950's Green

 

 

 

And now the magic of stain!  The stain is what creates all of the dimension in my artwork.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I added some glazing  (Wise Owl Mortar)

 

 

and stains on the body of the piece and around the edges of the top for some aging and character.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This piece is available for purchase!

You can see the listing in my Etsy shop here!

 

 

Mixed Media Hydrangea Art End Table

$295

Franklin, PA

This unparalleled side table will be the talk of all your family and friends! With a base color of antique white, glaze, and distressing, this ordinary end table has been transformed into a work of art! But not just any work of art! She will add function and style to your home!

 

Measuring, 21" w x 27" d x 22" high, she is truly a one-of-a-kind work of art piece that can not be found anywhere else!

 

Whether sitting at the edge of your couch or displayed in your favorite nook or corner, the hand-stained artwork of the hydrangea, over the softened grain sack stripes, damask and quatrefoil design take center stage! No matter your style, Farmhouse, French Country or Cottage, this table will add the touch of artistry you never knew you were missing!


Available for shipping or delivery for an extra fee.

 

 

I promised a Sneak Peek!  I recently did a staining demonstration at our Applefest festival here in town.  Here's a peek at what it looked like at the end of the weekend!  

 

 

Stay tuned for my next post where you will see the final outcome!  A lot more detailing AND some COLOR!!!  

 

 

We recently added seasonal colors to our Wise Owl paints!! 

 

 

AND now through November 15, all waxes are 20% off in my Etsy shop!

 

 

 

 

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