Except for the paint smell, but that will fade in a minute or ten.
A few months ago I found the most perfect little coffee table on Kijiji for just about $30. It had pretty curvey legs, a glass insert top, details upon details. I had to have it. So I got it.
Check out the brass claw feet! *swoon*
After cleaning years of other peoples dirt off this baby with an old toothbrush, and not having much success getting into all those grooves and details I busted out the dremel. It's was lots of work... really.
But wasn't it oh so worth it in the end?
I think so!
Just because I had to dremel out all those grooves in the top, here's a close up picture of how pretty and clean and soft celery green they are now: