I haven't been thrift store shopping for a while.....a long while. Maybe the winter did me in or maybe it's just that I'm running out of room. Perhaps it's time for a garage sale. A very large garage sale! Temptation got the best of me last week and I took a ride, just to look, of course. To be truthful, I always find something that I feel the need to buy so I can paint it, fix it or play around with it. This piece was no exception-but what is it? What was it? No idea.
Needs a paint job and some embellishing.
and.........maybe it could hold some extra toilet paper rolls in the bathroom.
I'll take it.
I forgot to take "before" pics-sorry, it just slipped my mind. I sprayed this piece with Rustoleum and it already started to look better. I picked a light beige. It matches everything and gives me a good base for the color painting.
I then used some acrylic paints to paint the flowers.
In this photo you can see some of the paint I used to brighten up the flowers. I added more detail later and also painted the leaves.
Below some more detail is added to the flowers.
Here is the completed job.
I added some black detailing to the flowers and leaves.
2-3 coats of clear spray to keep it from chipping. You know, for 2 bucks and a little work it gets a second life and becomes functional. I like that!
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