Sunflowers happen to be one of my favorite flowers. It reminds me of my younger son, who has always loved them and wanted to have them planted!
I’ve done a handful of sunflower tables, but this one I’ll be sharing with you is a little different!
This is the first one I created and was my favorite of all of my sunflowers. Until now… now, I can’t decide which I prefer.
OK, on to this new sunflower… This was the table I had to start with.
We just had the release of our new Wise Owl seasonal colors, and one of them is Goldenrod, so I decided to use it on the base of the table.
For the aged look on the base, I used Minwax oil-based stain and sealed the base with our Wise Owl Varnish in Satin.
I had decided to use this table at our local festival here in Franklin, PA, to do a demonstration on my staining technique. This was what the design looked like at the end of the two days of staining during the festival.
I had a lot more detailing to do, but when I got it home and started really looking at it, I decided I wanted to try some COLORED stain on this one before I went in with the detailing! I used General Finishes Dye Stain in Yellow for the sunflower.
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