April 5, 2012

✥ "Spring Into Action" Challenge {week 1} ✥

Ooohhh! I am kind of excited and kind of nervous to post about this little collaboration today. You see, I was contacted by Linda from My Crafty Life about a Spring Into Action Challenge. She thought is would be the perfect excuse for us girls to tackle a project we had all been procrastinating. 
I must admit there are a few I need to get on- but because I can't wait to see how it turns out, I chose this one.
 It's the side tables in my living room- I have two of them. So there just cheap MDF tables, from Target originally and bought back in 2005 I think. I {fake} wood has a reddish tint in certain lights- that, honestly, drives me crazy!
Now this is no simple "paint a table" project.
Nope. My plans are pretty intense and, as a hint, I'll tell you I think they'll require several coats of paint and some stain will be involved too. Now you can see why I'm nervous- with so many steps involved I have no idea if they'll even turn out!!

The are 12 of us doing the challenge- the undaunted dozen. If you get the chance stop by and see what these other awesome girls are planning! I'm excited to see what everyone is planning.
Suzy – Saved by Suzy
Tiffany – Living Savvy
Cathy – Room Room Rx
Carrie – Hazardous Design
Sam – The Junk House

 Now the rule is- if my project super sucks, there can be NO judging! ;-) It is a bit ambitious, I'm not gonna lie!  {What if I fail miserably!} But you guys will hear an update from me next week. Then in 2 weeks- the big reveal!
What have you guys been working on- or rather what have you guys been putting off?!

17 comments:

  1. Oh, this sounds like a fun challenge! Can't wait to see how it turns out!

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  2. This is good, I have two night tables that need inspiration. By the way, whose Judy?...is she playing too?

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  3. This is going to be fun to watch! will pop over to the others girls today. Have fun!

    Cindy Sue

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  4. Sounds interesting! Can't wait to see what this involves!

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  5. Becca, looks like a great project! You'll do great, you won't fail..lots of DIY help out there..good luck, have a great weekend.
    Nancy
    Powellbrowerhome.com

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  6. Can't wait to see the final product!! and I love that turquoise clock... so tempted to paint mine now.

    so many projects, so little time!

    lol

    Happy Easter Becca!

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  7. this is such a fun idea! i can't wait to see the tables done and i know, knowing you, they will be great!

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  8. This will be an amazing transformation and I am sure you will do a fabulous job. You will not fail, Becca!

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  9. This is exciting! I love the drama on what technic you will chose!

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  10. Sounds like a fun challenge. You've got me quite intrigued with your project hints!

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  11. Now I'm intrigued! I'm sure your tables will turn out great!

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  12. Okay....you had me at "intense plans" and layers of paint and stain. I know whatever you create will be amazing :)

    I can't wait to see.
    blessings,
    karianne

    PS The graphic for your button is so fun.

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  13. I need to find some end tables to dress up for our living room too... Good luck!! :)

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  14. Good luck with your project!

    Pietrik

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  15. I'm so intrigued to see what you have planned for those tables! I can't wait to see them!

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  16. I love it when you link up with others! It usually adds more to my Google Reader.

    I've been putting off packing - I'm moving from my teeny studio downstairs so I'll have my own "visiting space" ha. I'll tell you more about it next week when we go to IKEA!!

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  17. Oooh, this sounds interesting! Taking Target tables and giving them an upgrade, can't wait to see the end result.
    Cathy

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