West Elm Inspired HomeGoods table makeover | Little House of Four: West Elm Inspired HomeGoods table makeover

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

West Elm Inspired HomeGoods table makeover

On Monday I shared the Mood Board for how I want my living room to look when the time comes for the kitchen remodel.  One of the main pieces that I loved was the West Elm bin pull console table.

You MUST SEE this before and after! A HomeGoods table gets a West Elm inspired makeover for a fraction of the price. www.littlehouseoffour.com


You MUST SEE this before and after! A HomeGoods table gets a West Elm inspired makeover for a fraction of the price. www.littlehouseoffour.com
I love the rustic feel and iron pulls and legs, but the price tag of $1049 was WAY over what I would spend for a table.  Ever since I spotted the table I've been on the hunt for a cheaper version.  Well, guess what I spotted at HomeGoods? 

You MUST SEE this before and after! A HomeGoods table gets a West Elm inspired makeover for a fraction of the price. www.littlehouseoffour.com
Okay, bare with me for a minute.  I know it's smaller and doesn't have the iron detail like the West Elm table, but it had potential.   I wasn't sold on the table at first, but after walking around the store and asking for your opinion on Facebook, I bit the bullet and bought the table. 

 I know it kind of clashes with our gold floors, but they will be refinished in the near future, so I'm not really worried about them now.   
You MUST SEE this before and after! A HomeGoods table gets a West Elm inspired makeover for a fraction of the price. www.littlehouseoffour.com
I lived with the table a few weeks, before I made any changes.  Once I was set on keeping it I hauled it outside for a mini makeover.

I loved the lines of the table and the two drawers, but the white ash color was not what I was looking for and didn't resemble the West Elm table. 
You MUST SEE this before and after! A HomeGoods table gets a West Elm inspired makeover for a fraction of the price. www.littlehouseoffour.com

You MUST SEE this before and after! A HomeGoods table gets a West Elm inspired makeover for a fraction of the price. www.littlehouseoffour.com
 Enter my favorite stain, Minwax Jacobean. You MUST SEE this before and after! A HomeGoods table gets a West Elm inspired makeover for a fraction of the price. www.littlehouseoffour.com

You MUST SEE this before and after! A HomeGoods table gets a West Elm inspired makeover for a fraction of the price. www.littlehouseoffour.com

You MUST SEE this before and after! A HomeGoods table gets a West Elm inspired makeover for a fraction of the price. www.littlehouseoffour.com
The stain wasn't very dramatic, but it did get rid of the white and enhanced the natural wood grain.   I would have taken an after picture outside, but it started raining so we had to quickly bring the table inside.   
After the stain and poly were dry I spray painted some gold corner brackets and attached them with nails. 
You MUST SEE this before and after! A HomeGoods table gets a West Elm inspired makeover for a fraction of the price. www.littlehouseoffour.com

You MUST SEE this before and after! A HomeGoods table gets a West Elm inspired makeover for a fraction of the price. www.littlehouseoffour.com

You MUST SEE this before and after! A HomeGoods table gets a West Elm inspired makeover for a fraction of the price. www.littlehouseoffour.com

 The handles were custom built out of sheet metal to resemble the bin pulls from the West Elm table.
You MUST SEE this before and after! A HomeGoods table gets a West Elm inspired makeover for a fraction of the price. www.littlehouseoffour.com

 The change is subtle, but just enough.
You MUST SEE this before and after! A HomeGoods table gets a West Elm inspired makeover for a fraction of the price. www.littlehouseoffour.com
I couldn't be happier with the way this table turned out.  I'm pretty sure this is one of my favorite projects to date.
You MUST SEE this before and after! A HomeGoods table gets a West Elm inspired makeover for a fraction of the price. www.littlehouseoffour.com
I love when an expensive piece can be replicated for a fraction of the price!

***UPDATE***

Here's the room currently, with the new plank wall and painted door!



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26 comments:

  1. You are amazing! Such an inspiration.

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  2. Great transformation! I love what you did with the table. It really makes a difference.

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    1. Thanks KC! I'm pretty happy with the transformation too :)

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  3. You did it! I love the knock-off console table and the way you made the pulls and added the corner hardware. Beauty on a budget! Thanks for sharing at Fridays Unfolded!

    Alison
    Nancherrow

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    1. Thanks so much Alison! The pulls are my favorite part of the table. Glad you liked the knock-off!

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  4. Love the corner iron detailing and the stain you picked is perfect! So gorgeous. What a great find and knock-off makeover! :)

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    1. Thanks Erica! It really is hit or miss at Homegoods and I really lucked out when I saw this table. I appreciate you stopping by and hope you stop back again!

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  5. Love, love, this. The stain you used turned out so pretty too. found this morning at skip the housework linky. Have a great weekend.

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    1. Thanks so much for stopping by and for your sweet comments!

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  6. You did a great job on the table!! Love love love!

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  7. This table turned out so great! I love how you have style it too : )

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  8. That's awesome!! Love how such a subtle change makes such a big difference. I’d love for you to share this at my Motivational Monday Link Party that I just started yesterday! Feel free to share other old or new posts that fit the theme as well if you have them!

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  9. Congratulations! You're one of the features on this week's Fridays Unfolded!

    Alison
    Nancherrow

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  10. Love, Love, Love it! Super cute!

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  11. I love it! Curious..where did you find the gold corner brackets?

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    1. Hi Marie! They are just "L" brackets that I bought at Home Depot for a couple dollars. I believe they sell them in a pack of four. Hope that helps!

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  12. I love it! Such an amazing transformation. Did you sand it before restaining it or just stain over the current stain? It looks amazing!

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    1. Thanks Jennifer! I did a light sand over the entire table, but since the stain took well on a test spot in the back I didn't remove all the current stain.

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  13. Looks amazing!! And I really love the color of the inside of your front door -- mind sharing the color name??

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  14. Looks amazing!! And I really love the color of the inside of your front door -- mind sharing the color name??

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  15. Looks great! I love the vase...do you remember where you found it?

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  16. Where did you get each of the items to put on the table?

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