Garden Stool Makeover/Upcycle

by Angela
I have been looking for a garden stool for what seems like forever but didn't want to spend the money they were going for!
One day while I was at the thrift shop, my eyes caught this worn out garden stool in the corner and my stomach started fluttering! Then I saw the price and I just about fainted........$10!!!!!
All it needed was a good cleaning and a new coat of paint!
So I picked up a can of Rust-Oleum in glossy white.
It's amazing what one can of paint can do!
Now it sits in my living room with a new life!
I haven't decided yet if I'll keep it inside or move it outside since our summers are so warm and we spend a lot of time out there.
After all, it is a "garden stool"!!!
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  • Dorothy Collett Dorothy Collett on Jul 30, 2014
    It is beautiful but did you really paint over brass! Brass is one of those metals that the more patina it has, the more desirable and expensive it is. Some sellers will bury it or spray with urine to get certain looks. See oriental brass collections.

    • Angela Angela on Jul 30, 2014
      @Dorothy Collett It's not made of brass. It's ceramic and the original paint color looks brass. Thanks!

  • Becky Becky on Mar 26, 2016
    Hey neighbor!! I had been on the same mission and found one at a garage sale for $7. Could.Not. Believe. It!!! It was white as well with an Asian theme. I painted hammered copper...beautimous! :)