A few weeks ago I snagged these two school desks up for a good price and I knew exactly what I wanted to do with one of them. I loved the idea of what my friend Jade did last year with her desk – some spray paint and a chalkboard top!
Of course Raeca had to weigh in and said the desk had to be none other than: pink (I always said if I had a little girl she wasn’t going to be all decked out in pink but God must have thought it would be funny to give me a girl that loves pink because that’s what I got! Thankfully I’m not as against the color as I was when I was younger!)
I still don’t know what I’m going to do with the other desk (though I do have a few ideas!) but here’s a shot of them once I got them home:
Jared first took the top of and primed the rest of it with a plastic and metal spray paint primer.
I then took the only pink spray paint I could find and did a few coats (it’s really not as bright of a pink as it looks in this photo). I also did a few coats of chalkboard paint on the top portion of the desk.
After reassembling, here she is ready to go inside the house:
And in use:
It’s been a great place for Rae to practice tracing letters.
Now, does anyone have any ideas for the other desk? I have a few but I’m not sold on any of them yet.
This summer has been so full of furniture projects -trying to get them all done before it gets too cold to work in the garage! I’ve still got a few more to share and a couple more I am currently working on. Hopefully I can share them soon.