Did you know I have a handy (and handsome) hubby?


I sure do.

In fact, he built us this table:

When we moved, we lost a dining area and gained a galley kitchen.


Our former kitchen table (which has now moved on to a new home) was not working in the kitchen. We decided that we wanted a piece that would:
A. Be used as a workspace since we have hardly any counter space in our 50's kitchen
B. Be a table for us to sit at during a meal since we don't have space for a traditional kitchen table.

I showed him some pictures of what I liked, and he sketched some plans and built it! I finished it off with Minwax stain (Provincial) and gave it a few good coats of wipe on poly.

Even though it's simple, we love it! I love the warmth it adds to the kitchen and have also definitely enjoying the functionality :)

What do you think?

ps. my handy hubby will write up a "how-to" post soon :)

ps. Don't forget about the giveaway going on! Go get your name in the hat :)

{I'm sharing at It's Overflowing, Tatertots and Jello, and Whipperberry, Miss Mustard Seed}


  1. What a fun table! I love the colors of bar stools you picked too! Stopping by from TT&J - Have a great weekend!


  2. What a cute space! I love the 2 diff color stools! I would love to have you come join my Get Social Sunday party. YOu can link up your homepage and promote your awesome blog! http://alivedinhome.blogspot.com/2012/08/get-social-sunday_18.html


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