The other day, while browsing in an antique store, I came across something that caught my eye. It needed a lot of TLC though.
This is what it looked like when I found it.
Can you say............."awful"?!
I took it to my garage and scraped as much flaky paint off as possible. Then used some sand paper to scrub the rest of the loose paint off. I hosed it down and then let it dry.
Can you believe the tag said that it had wonderful patina? I guess you could call this patina. It had a little too much for my taste though. Also, the color was all wrong for my use.
Anyway.............here it is now that I gave it some TLC.
I painted it black with spray paint and then stenciled the number on the back with white craft paint.
I'm using it in my kitchen. I love the industrial farmhouse style it now has.
By the way, does it look like something you've seen before? Possibly on my blog?
If you guessed Carrie Raphael's kitchen that was featured in Country Home Magazine, then you're absolutely right!
My stool doesn't have the step ladder part, but it looks like a pretty good match otherwise. This picture was my inspiration for my revamp.
So what do you think?
Thanks for stopping by!
~ Kelly ~
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