Refunk Your Junk
Refunk Your Junk
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  • Palm Coast, FL

Vintage Life Guard Stand Makes a GREAT Pool Side Mini Bar


I found this vintage life guard chair and thought, ohhhh what to do!
Vintage Life Guard Chair
Vintage Life Guard Chair
Took a pine board, cut it to size and painted my signature parrot on it.
vintage life guard stand pool side mini bar upcycle, chalk paint, home decor, outdoor living, pool designs, repurposing upcycling
His name is Simon. He is very regal and inquisitive. Thought he would make a great back drop for our Pool Side Mini Bar.
vintage life guard stand pool side mini bar upcycle, chalk paint, home decor, outdoor living, pool designs, repurposing upcycling
Made a tray from an old picture. Added some vintage drawer pulls and a wedge on the underneath side so the tray stood straight. Found 6 of these teal wine glasses at our local thrift store.
vintage life guard stand pool side mini bar upcycle, chalk paint, home decor, outdoor living, pool designs, repurposing upcycling
Created this "Island Time' sign with some board and chain and the end of a 1960's belt.
vintage life guard stand pool side mini bar upcycle, chalk paint, home decor, outdoor living, pool designs, repurposing upcycling
Added a towel holder and matching bar towel. Patina'd the metal.
vintage life guard stand pool side mini bar upcycle, chalk paint, home decor, outdoor living, pool designs, repurposing upcycling
Made a bottle holder out of the step and found these crystal cantors at the flea market.
vintage life guard stand pool side mini bar upcycle, chalk paint, home decor, outdoor living, pool designs, repurposing upcycling
Mounted a bottle opener to the side for those Coronas!
vintage life guard stand pool side mini bar upcycle, chalk paint, home decor, outdoor living, pool designs, repurposing upcycling
and.....viola! Not only a great functional space, but what a conversation piece! This is going to be auctioned off at The Flagler County Art League to raise money. Going to a great cause! Bidding starts at $850

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  • Paula P
    on Jul 13, 2017

    So beautiful! What did you do with the Lifeguard sign?

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  • Marcie
    on Sep 25, 2014

    So cool

  • Diena Cameron
    on Jun 12, 2017

    Oh WOW !! I think anyone would be proud to own this unique, crazy, tropical, fun, functional and beautiful work of art !! .) Great job and thank you for sharing your talent with all of us.
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