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Monday, September 5, 2011

Old Planters...Fresh Look

I've had a couple of wooden planters lying around underneath my back deck for a couple of years now. They've been left out in the elements so they are worse for wear. And a little falling apart, nothing that can't be fixed.




I was looking for something to do this afternoon so I dragged them out, but first I got a big stick and waved it around in front of me to sweep away all the spider webs, and gave them a fresh coat of paint!

I use any kind of paint I have on hand, and I always check the mistints at the building supply store - you can get good paint for real cheap. The one I used today has primer already in it - perfect! And I love the color too!






Here's the first coat. It covers pretty good.





I went to pick up some fall mums to put in the planters,  I love mums...I can't wait until they bloom!


And here they are in the planters, sweet! Love it!











Imagine, Improvise & Invent

Sarah

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6 Comments:

At September 5, 2011 at 12:17 PM , Blogger Just Jaime said...

Love the new look!

 
At September 5, 2011 at 12:30 PM , Blogger Adrianne said...

These look great! Thanks for dropping by Happy Hour, glad you left a link so could visit your blog back, your blog is awesome.

Following you ~ Adrianne
www.happyhourprojects.com

 
At September 5, 2011 at 3:58 PM , Blogger Joni Nickrent said...

These are great and once the mums bloom they'll be totally fall fab! Thanks for popping by today over at POP ART MINIS

 
At September 6, 2011 at 2:23 AM , Blogger Ashley said...

love the look!!! thanks for sharing:)
http://jaysonandashley.blogspot.com/
xoxo
ash

 
At September 6, 2011 at 12:36 PM , Blogger Sara said...

Would love it if you would link this project up at my turquoise lovin' party going on right now!! http://www.sweetlittlegals.com/2011/09/turquoise-lovin-3.html

 
At September 6, 2011 at 1:42 PM , Blogger Tanya said...

Those look great. I love the different colors.

 

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