Have you signed up to win $50 to For Pete’s Sake!?!?! Seriously awesome prize! Think of all the gifts you could cross off your list!!In case you missed it last week…this was my entry for the Crafting with the Stars Upcycle round. My project came in last place….but I still love it :)
$5 End table= Quilt Holder and Large Tray

This little magazine end table was just cryin for a makeover. I found it at a yard sale for $5 and I knew I could revive it!

I took off the top and sanded it down until it was the color I wanted….showing some bare wood in spots with stain on other spots. I had to sand down the back to be smooth…and so it wouldn’t damage the surface it was placed on. I added 2 kitchen drawer pulls for “holders”. Perfect large solid wood tray!

The other parts of the table became the quilt table we drilled holes in the sides for a support. Technically we use it for our comforter at night time….but whatever :)
 We placed a 1 by 2 and attached it with wood screws.

Table top was a piece of pine. I routed the edges. I will show you that is a separate post. So fun!!

So the remaining 2 sides of the original table and created a longer table. Finished off with some staining and poly.

The sides got a “chippy” coat of white paint and then some poly to protect. This would also be perfect for a tight space behind a sofa! Not bad—out of a $5 table!!

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Tracie Stoll is a wife, mom and has a passion for creating new things. On her blog Cleverlyinspired.com she is constantly sharing ways to inspire her readers to be clever in their own home. Since 2010 Tracie has been sharing DIY projects, crafting, remodeling and decorating along with some easy tasty recipes...all on a mindful budget. She is a graduate of the University of Dayton where she studied visual art and communications. Tracie has been featured on popular sites such as Country Living, CNN living, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Gardens, Huffington Post, Apartment Therapy, Seventeen and Design Sponge. She is also a member of the True Value Blog Squad & Martha's Circle of trusted bloggers.

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  1. Love the table!

  2. Charlotte @ Cowgirl Clippings

    I thought you should have made it back. Love the new table.

  3. I am surprised! Your project is amazing! It came in last? What did the others do? Your project is wonderful. Love the table tray. Amazing!

  4. pam {simple details}

    Great vision for that table! I came by from Ten June and had to laugh about your Golden, I always say if I could sell her fur I'd be rich! She is lucky she's so sweet!

  5. Just found you through a pin on Pinterest and love your site! Am now following all of your boards on Pinterest. Thank you.

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