This ‘ole thang’ was actually the middle table from a set of three nesting tables that I ordered from a Spiegel catalog about 20 years ago! Back when I was into a country style and Hunter Green decorating style. (ACK!)
I can’t even tell you how many times they have been painted, sanded and repainted over the years. On the largest of the three I had painted an american flag to go with my red, white and blue Americana decorating theme. I remember selling that when we had our store and I had a ‘primitive estate sale’ at the store, to get rid of ALL my primitive decor.
Can’t even remember what became of the smallest one. This one had been STAINED hunter green. And that stain would NOT sand out. So painting it black was really my only option. If you look really close, you can see a few bits of that green showing through in the spots where it’s been distressed. I stenciled a design in the center to draw the eye away from that green.