Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Fixed-up Desk



This was a project I completed for E's room last year but just haven't gotten around to posting the Before and After's. Now that I have finally located the before pictures, I am even impressed, ha!. I pried up all the formica from the top (this was definitely the worst part), scraped off the contact paper someone had covered up the metal body with (?), sanded, painted and finally added some oak veneer plywood to the top, stained and sealed it.
And now it is just the desk I had pictured for him :)

Here are the before pictures.

* And the poster is Elisabeth's Krakatoa. I had bought if for myself but Enz claimed it for his own as soon as we opened the tube.

11 comments:

Maria said...

wow, what a change! you really did a good job:) it looks great!
I'm keen on buying the krakatoa poster too, it's lovely and looks so good on your (his) wall.

Punta Gorda Stampers - Trish said...

That is amazing! I am always picking up valuable treasures that need some surface work. I am still getting around to most of them. Did you pick the desk up at the school surplus store?

I just posted your bento box on my blog. I hope to see a few pics of your contents.
~thanks, trish

Fine Little Day said...

Looks all great Kimberly :) Love, E.

Katja said...

wonderful study corner for him, I love the table and the little shelf above it :) he has good taste - I love that poster too :)

Veja cecilia said...

what a nice desk, well done:) V is asking for one but her room is so small, she says that every little kid needs their own desk, so i guess i have to think about it seriously!

Samantha said...

I love the certain Lego structure on his desk, too. So cute and impressive, Kim. :)

Leen said...

wow this looks really good! Nice ;-)

Rebecca said...

Good job! I LOVE this poster! Your kid was right to claim it, it fits perfectly. You could almost believe it's a product image for the poster..

lilla a said...

What a nice table you turned it in to.

la_sale_bete said...

the room looks awesome! i've wanted a krakatoa poster for awhile--it looks perfect there above the desk.

misako mimoko said...

WOW!! good job!!
it looks gorgeous!! i'm in love with this poster too :)