Tuesday, February 1, 2011

A Simple Re-do...

  Lately I have been wanting to add a certain something to my simple little coffee table, I just wasn't sure what I wanted. After digging through some of my old decorations from our last house I came across these old black candlesticks & was reminded of some candle sticks in the latest Pottery Barn catalog. A little paint & some distressing & I made some knock-off Pottery Barn Candlesticks for free...

Candlesticks Before...



After...


I am so happy with the final product.. what a difference! & they add such a great little touch to my coffee table.




With some antique white paint & a little sanding, this project took less than forty five minutes.


I have wanted candlesticks like this from Pottery Barn for a few months now, but didn't want to pay the price.. I am so happy with how they turned out.










I even had these candles laying around in my house & the paint was left over from a previous project, so this little DIY was really free. & I LOVE FREE!!! I hope you all enjoyed this simple little re-do, it's the little details that really make a difference in the feel of your room.


36 comments:

  1. GENIUS. my husband even peeked over at my computer and said "i like that"

    amazing.

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  2. Love it! :D Im plannin on redoing mine too! :D

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  3. O yayyy! So glad you girls like them.. I have such better pictures than these, but they wouldn't upload. glad you get the full effect :) & a husband liking them?? that's a compliment! lol. Inna you better post about them or show me!! I want to see how they turn out.. put them on the facebook when you are done!

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  4. Gorgeous..it would have taken me more than 45 mins to even dream that up!

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  5. Hi, I followed you on Google from www.madamedeals.com. I hope you follow me back. Thanks : )

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  6. Cute Blog! I’m a new follower Happy Wednesday!! I would love for you to stop and take a look at my blog as well! Thanks!
    http://heavenlysavings.blogspot.com

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  7. these look great! I have a large candlestick that needs some love.....I hope that you will link this to my Show and Share linky party, going on all week. http://craftygeordi.blogspot.com/2011/01/hi-everyone-i-had-busy-day-yesterday.html

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  8. Hi,

    I love these candlesticks.
    New follower on GFC through Welcome wednesday.
    Have a great week

    Olfa.T
    www.ourfamilyworld.com/blog

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  9. They turned out great! Great pictures too.

    new follower from a blog hop.
    www.thehickmanfour.blogspot.com
    www.touchofhomelearning.blogspot.com

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  10. Beautiful!!! I NEVER would have thought to paint them like that :( Just found your blog and I'm following! Would love for you to check out my blog and follow back!

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  11. They look great! Very impressive! I'm a new follower from Welcome Wednesday! I would love a follow back:) It would be awesome if you could also follow me on Networked Blogs & Facebook too! You could also stumble my blog if you like :-)

    Thanks, Misty
    http://MistysThoughtsToo.blogspot.com

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  12. those are gorgeous, I need to get more creative like this!

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  13. Very nice...I just passed up some Sal Val candlesticks last night that I would've bought had I seen this first!

    I would love for you to link this to my Fridays Unfolded at http://www.stuff-and-nonsense.net/2011/02/fridays-unfolded-4.html

    Blessings,

    Alison

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  14. so pretty....I am so impressed!

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  15. I love these. Great job. Where did you get your couches. They are fabulous! Just what I'm looking for.

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  16. Loving the white over black! Visited via LB

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  17. Beautiful! I love it. If I didnt have little ones to destroy that, I would do it ;)

    Thanks for linking up with the Say Hi Sunday Blog Hop. I am now following you through GFC. Would love a follow back.
    www.mommyheadadventures.com

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  18. Love the candlesticks.
    New follower from the Say Hi Sunday blog hop.
    Hope you follow back.
    http://grandmabonniescloset.blogspot.com/

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  19. Lovely, wow, amazing stuff here. A new follower, hope you follow back.

    http://ohmommymoon.blogspot.com

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  20. Hi from LBS--your blog is beautiful, and I am a new follower!

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  21. This redo is fab and so is your blog! I'm a new follower from snowy Maine. We Well to Do girls are always looking for guest bloggers {hint, hint} :)

    Thanks and hope you will consider following us, too-
    Cheers,
    Suz

    http://welltodoyou.blogspot.com/

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  22. You go with your bad self....These are beautiful and the price is AWESOME!
    They really do look just like the ones from pottery barn.

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  23. I've been wanting to do this and you've inspired me to go for it! They look great! (Over here from Thrifty Decor Chick!)

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  24. Looks like they turned out GREAT!

    I am blog hopping today and I'm happy to have stopped by your blog.

    Please feel free to come over to either or both of my blogs and follow:

    Jessicas Lil Corner is where I blog about family and life at http://jessicaslilcorner.blogspot.com

    So Stylilized is where I am currently offering FREE Custom Blog Designs at http://sostylilized.blogspot.com

    Hope to have you come and visit and follow soon!! :0)

    Have a blessed rest of your week!!

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  25. They look wonderful! Always amazing what a little paint can do.

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  26. I really love these! I found you through sassy sites link up party. You antiqued style is right up my alley ):

    -Kellie
    http://sixtieshome.blogspot.com/

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  27. Loved the antiqued look you gave those candlesticks. You have great vision in all your projects! Looking forward to seeing more! :)
    -Jaime

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  28. oooh! lovely! I just found you on the friday blog hop linkup. These are amazing. I just donated some old candlestick holders, and I'm totally regretting it now. Awesome.

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  29. I love coming up with my own Pottery Barn knockoffs! There is something so satisfying about DIY that looks just as good!

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  30. Perfect final touch : )

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  31. These turned out great. I'm actually on a mission for new candlestick holders, I will keep this in mind, that I can just paint them if I don't love them but do love the price. Thanks!
    I'm a new follower :o)
    aubrie @ http://amamab.blogspot.com

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  32. I saw these @ Pottery Barn and my first thought was "I could make these"! Haha, yours looks great!

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  33. They look fantastic. The shape of those candles was great to begin with and the white knocks them right outta the park. :-) I would love it if you'd link this up to my Marvelous Mess party. I will be choosing one project to be featured on my sidebar for a week!! Here is the link: http://marvelouslymessy.blogspot.com/2011/02/marvelous-mess_20.html

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  34. I love projects that are fast and free. :)

    Especially when they look amazing when they're all done.

    Your candlesticks look great!!

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  35. Your project is great and would love for you to link up to my Saturday Spotlight Linky Party @ SAS Interiors. Check it out this Saturday: http://www.sasinteriors.net/features/

    Best,
    Jenna, SAS Interiors

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  36. Love it! I'm also impressed with how shiny your black wood is. No matter how much I dust (and it feels like daily) my black wood furniture doesn't shine like that.
    http://itsybitsypaper.blogspot.com

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