Monday, January 10, 2011

Trash to Treasure

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Sometimes I find a real piece of trash awaiting me at the GW and realize it’s really a treasure in disguise. I found this sad little magazine rack one day and new it was waiting for a little tender loving care to bring it back to life. I couldn’t help but bring it home, like a sad little puppy looking at me and begging. All it needed was a little glue, ok a lot of glue, some paint and a little character.

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After the glue dried, I painted it with my trusty white semi-gloss paint and then distressed it with some sandpaper. A couple of coats of Polycrylic by MinWax and she was ready to go. Look how much prettier she is. From Trash to Treasure!

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1 comment:

  1. Ann,
    Very cute! I've been eyeing some of these myself at the thrift shops lately!
    Kim :)