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Patriotic Sled Planter

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Creating a patriotic Flag project is something that can be used for Memorial Day, Flag Day, and the Fourth of July. (Or just to show our American pride!)
I have a few sleds hanging around from each of my sons' little boy days. This one belonged to my oldest who is now in his early 30's. So it's really weathered and ready for a repurpose.
It would look great on the side of our plain barn wall.
I sanded the wood and most of the rusty metal to clean it up.
Then stained and painted it, followed by two coats of polyurethane.
To make it repurposed into something not only patriotic but functional too, I added iron plant holders.
Finally, hung up the sled and placed plants into the holders.

Materials I used for this project:

  • Sandpaper
  • Paints
  • Polyurethane
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To see more: http://redoityourselfinspirations.blogspot.com/2016/06/repurposed-old-sled-into-americana.html

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