Whimsical 3D Bar Stools #SPiTChallenge

Three plain uninspired bar stools turned into a whimsical 3D garden oasis treasures in a matter of hours and under $20!
These were plain old maple bar stools before. Now look at these adorable stools!
They were really easy too. I started by sanding the seats. My own flower beds were my inspiration. I love Morning Glories, so I started with those. I left the bade natural and with Unicorn SPiT hand painted the flowers, vines and leaves.

EVERY garden must have a Dragonfly, right. The beauty of Unicorn SPiT as a gel stain is the ability to blend colors yet still retain the transparency. Absolutely magical on a Dragonfly.
The poppy orange of the poppy against a beautiful background of a summer blue sky just made for a little garden oasis.

I applied a coat of tongue oil over the Unicorn SPiT designs and that created the 3D effects. Three coats of Minwax Polyurethane and custom mixed a gorgeous shade of green chalk paint for the legs.

Fun project that takes about 4 hours with drying time in between ti go enjoy a cup of coffee or a walk around your flower garden for more inspiration.
Waiting for their chalky legs.
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