Well, our hunt for the perfect little side table left us empty-handed. Finally we gave in and decided to just make out own table. We ran to Lowes and picked up some supplies and got right to work.
I traced a design onto the top of the table that I thought would compliment our little chair and I filled it in with black paint.
After I finished the top design, Hubs put together the pieces of the table.
We stained the top of the table right over the black painted design. I thought was that this would make the painted design appear much more subtle.
After the stain dried, we applied a coat of polyurethane. Hubs applied multiple coats and wet-sanded between each coat to get the desired thickness and smoothness of the surface.
I love the subtle look of the design and think this little table complements our up-cycled chair pretty well. I do think it is a little tall, but actually is perfect height for us when we are sitting in the chair. It will do for now. :0)