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Little Red Cooler Patriotic Makeover

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I came across this vintage cooler at a garage sale and bought it for it's great vintage look and wonderful red color. But I thought it needed something to add some interest.
Time: 15 Minutes Cost: $2.00 Difficulty: Easy
  • little red cooler patriotic makeover, crafts, outdoor furniture, patriotic decor ideas, seasonal holiday decor
I settled on this great "America" stencil that I already had on hand. I have a special "secret" paint application tool that I use all the time when I stencil--makeup sponges!
  • little red cooler patriotic makeover, crafts, outdoor furniture, patriotic decor ideas, seasonal holiday decor
Here's the before--see what I mean? Kind of plain Jane, right?
  • little red cooler patriotic makeover, crafts, outdoor furniture, patriotic decor ideas, seasonal holiday decor
It's pretty amazing what a simple stencil can do. And the awesome thing about this cooler--it's a holiday decoration, cooler, and extra seating all in one! Get more details on my blog :)

Materials I used for this project:

  • Vintage cooler   (garage sale)
  • Stencil   (ebay)
  • Acrylic craft paint   (craft store)
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To see more: http://adirondackgirlatheart.com/2016/05/a-little-red-cooler-makeover.html

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