Hey there, awesome friends! Welcome to day#6 of March Madness! Today I’m sharing a simple stool makeover. Please tell me I’m not the only one who chuckles at the word, “stool”? “Stool Makeover” is even funnier to me.
Any who…I found this crusty and dusty stool (ha ha) in the same shed I dug my Farmhouse Hutch out of at an estate sale.
Here is the before, crust and all:
Only $2 and free crust? Yes I’ll take it!
After a little de-crusting and a some sanding and some painting and some stenciling:
Good as new again!
I finally got a Silhouette Cameo cutting machine for Christmas. This is the first (and only) project I did using the cut vinyl as a stencil. That’s why it just has a simple 1-2-3 on it. I thought the silhouette was going to blow me away and make my transfer-graphics-with-a-pencil-and-tediously-paint-it-in days a thing of the past. I was wrong. The vinyl is super thin and flimsy and an absolute mess to use as a stencil. It kept sticking to itself and everywhere else I didn’t want it to stick! After I finally got it placed right, painting was a breeze and the result was fantastic, but I’m not sure it was worth the trouble!
Because this stool had a light finish, especially after sanding, I spray painted it in black first, then painted over it in white so the darker details would come through:
Brennan was my quality control tester for this little project:
Nice blurry photo…always a jiggling. It was 70’s day at his preschool that day. 🙂
So underneath that dusty crusty film, was a perfectly good little stool!
I’m not sure why I put 1 2 3 on it. I don’t usually number my stools. 🙂
Meet me back here bright and early tomorrow to see what I did with this yard sale cigar box:
Update: See it HERE now!
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