Meet Charlotte: Spindly-legged and Sweet

This purchase was a bit of an "oops" purchase. I bought this desk a bit ago (still haven't gotten around to painting it...

And although I like the desk (especially the drawer space), I don't have much leg room and I hate having my legs get all squished up. So, I've been on a look-out for a smaller desk with more leg freedom. When I noticed this table on Craigslist, I thought "Perfect!" It was petite, ready to be painted, and had ample room for my legs!

And then I met the seller to pick it up. And it was 22" tall. Oops. Not exactly desk material (unless I'm 2 feet tall)! Thankfully, I still liked the piece and knew it had potential!

Here she is before:

And here's Charlotte after a coat of creamy white paint, a little distressing, and a nice waxing:

 I couldn't help but let Mr. Owl strut his stuff during the photo shoot--he's just so cute (um, I mean handsome after his recent make-over)!

What do you all think about Miss Charlotte?

I'm linking up to:
Primitive and Proper
Miss Mustard Seed


  1. i love its sweet simplicity! and i love the stack of books on it- you are so good at staging!

  2. Darling- I love how Miss Charlotte came out! Would love for you to come share at Feathered Nest Friday sometime! :)

  3. Love! Plus, I love your lighting in the photo! My readers would love to see what you are up to! Please come visit and share at my Monday Linky Party sometime! Visit Courtney too! I LOVE her linky party! You have great stuff to share! Love, your new follower, Me


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