I've needed another table in my entryway, but the space is narrow and pretty small. Luckily, I found the three-drawer table at the Habitat Restore for $40. This is waaay more than I usually spend, but when comparing it to the prices I was finding at "real" stores, it was a bargain! But red cherry wood is just not my favorite - so paint again, in my favorite sea green/blue color.
I still needed more storage and discovered that the little table (found in someone's garbage pile) fit under it.
Steps I took:
Used sanding de-glosser on both tables; this was especially essential on the small tiered table underneath. It was a little weathered on the top and very old, unless I wanted to sand it clear to the wood or completely take off the varnish, I saved myself lots of time and work because I used the de-glosser.
Sprayed with white primer
Done! No protective top coat because the spray paint stands up pretty well against every day use - including my husbands keys that get dropped there every day.
This is an easy and fast project! I finished it in just a few hours.
Here's how it looked for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and January/Winter: