Beach Style Bread Box Make-Over

So, once upon another time, on a spring day in 2014, my husband bought me a 1970’s breadbox and proudly said “Look what I got you babes! I figured you could do something with this.” I smiled on the outside and SIGHED on the inside. He had a vision for it and at the time, I did not, it was THAT ugly. In fact, it sat, unfinished waiting for a vision to come to MY mind. He had a few suggestions – none of which I implemented – you see, he should stick to watching his final four basketball games and complaining about helping me organize.
Last year in the spring, I was sooo not inspired by this bread box, that instead, I was cheating by purchasing potted daffodils and planting them so that I didn’t have to plant bulbs in the fall and could still have flowers in the spring seasons to come. Did you know you could cheat with planting “bulbs” like that? I know, right? GENIUS and it worked!

Then, one evening in the summer, at about 9:00 at night (random, I know) inspiration hit me. I really have zero idea why I get these ideas at such random times – but I swear, it is like they talk to me- the furniture pieces and unfinished projects. Not in the sense that I am psychotic and hear voices – but they suddenly “speak” in a way that I can vision what it will be. So a few coats of acrylic craft paint and a few hours later, I had created this fun, distressed, beachy feeling breadbox.
I loved it. He loved it. We even kept it for awhile. It was too much for me to have cluttered on our counters so we put it in our booth and it sold pretty fast!
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