The mosaic bedside table

The mosaic bedside table

This one I do not remember how did it look like when I welcomed it in my studio… probably all brown and sad. Well I turned it into a very unique bedside table: the top is covered with these gorgeous broken white/light recycled tiles.

My main work is to repurpose material right, so here we are!

The main colour of this cutie is the beautiful Lauren colour from Colours.
I like hidden designs and I decided to add this colourful palm tree sheet of paper on the inside. It has of course layers of varnish for extra protection.

Also the drawer has a new colorful knob ( from my collection of knobs).

Height: 53 cm
Width: 36.5 cm
Length: 48 cm

Remember that this its second life and so it is not brand new.
It may contained imperfections. It gives it charm and history and it is what I like. But now it is completely unique.

I like it this way. What do you think?

This cutie can be find in my Etsy shop:

The tiled footstool

The tiled footstool

This one has a story.

One day I was walking on the street with a friend and a man stopped us. He looked like he wanted to have a conversation with people. So we stopped for a chat. He was very nice. He explained that his beloved father died few weeks before and he was emptying his flat and he was happy to give away furniture and objects. He offered us to see what we could take away with us. The place was full of old memories. I choose this cute little footstool thinking that I’ll do something nice with it. It was very dusty at that time (and not grey, grey was a test). It was covered with an old very dusty fabric and was originally simply in wood.

I took it to my art studio and forgot about it for years until very recently when I finished to cover my own pallet table with cute little metro tiles. I thought it would be great to use the left over to this stool and make it unique. So I removed the fabric and cleaned the stool.

And I glued those tiles. I repainted the stool with another colour and waxed it.

So voila its story. A tiled footstool made from an old second hand wooden stool and recycled mini metro tiles .

A bit of details: the wooden footstool is painted using Aquamarine- Deep 198 from Little Green, and waxed using Libéron wax for a distressed finish.
The top is covered with little white metro tiles.

Please note that tile is a shiny material, and can easily be cleaned using white vinegar.

Size: 47.5cm lengh x 37.5cm width x 34.5 cm height
Size of the seat: 35cm x 45cm

It can be find here:

What do you think?