Garden bench

I made a bench out of an old bed. I'd seen these before, but not in Julee colors! Here are before, during and after photos...
This is the finished bench. The colors remind me of a gypsy wagon. I toiled over the colors for a year and finally was inspired by the color on a plastic tumbler. I took it to the lumber yard and they matched the color.
This is the bed how I bought it from the thrift store for $35.00.
This is the bed with the footboard turned upside down and it fashioned into a bench before the painting started.
Got it all sanded and primed and still had no idea what color it was going to be.
First color. Deciding what should be what color was the fun part!

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  • Patty Patty on Mar 09, 2016
    Is this for just putting pots of flowers on? I don't see how anyone could sit on it with the curved edge on top.

  • B B on Mar 23, 2016
    What kind of paint did you use to hold up in outside weather?

  • DEE DEE on Jun 16, 2016
    you left out the part on how you made the bench part and how you connected it.

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