Hi friends in blogland! Are you ready for a quick little makeover?
I should have named my blog, Confessions of Serial Makeover-er.
I love to give old outdated pieces new life! Today I’m sharing a little magazine rack I found at an estate sale for $5:
Ain’t it perty? Maybe not yet, but I was drawn to it for some reason.
How on earth am I going to take this homely magazine rack over to cool coastal cottage?
With sisal, of course! (Found for 50¢ at a yard sale!)
The twine gives it a bit of a fun coastal feel, no?
I used hot glue (never craft without it) to attach the twine. Here it is before I added it:
I used the very last of my Annie Sloan Pure White chalk paint.
Did anyone else get suckered into paying $10 for this magazine while standing in line at the grocery store? I didn’t want to leave without it, but it cost twice what this magazine rack did! Oh… but it’s full of yummy cottagey goodness! (Did I mention my house really wants to be a little beach cottage??)
You can see my annuals are barely hanging in there…
One more time before:
And it lived happily ever after…
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