08 July 2012

Garage Sale Stand <$5, but Free To Me!

Okay, so you know how you have 5+ projects lined up that you have great plans for?  Well, that’s usually how I work. Anyway back to this post.  I have a wonderful new friend that loves that I go garage sailing and Thrift store shopping for my Redo’s She, however, doesn’t know how something speaks to you, I mean you see something and immediately know what you want to make out of it. However, being someone that loves to be supportive she went to a garage sale last week and found and bought this little stand for me. 

This would not have 
been my first pick, 
but I took it on as a 
challenge… So, I got 
my paints out after I cleaned it up and 
started repainting. 

So, what do you all think? Better after, right?

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  1. I think you did a great re-do, so pretty! Ann

  2. Yes the after is lovely. It was pretty too but the toned down colors are very shabby chic. I love to find bargains and re-use and re-purpose them. Save so much that way and new stuff is often made so cheaply. Have a wonderful week ahead.

  3. Yes! It looks great! Such a good job painting. Thank you for sharing it on The "Sunday Stop"!!!

  4. What a gorgeous stand:) I love the more muted colors that you choose. Thank you for sharing at Freedom Fridays, I so appreciate you stopping by and linking up your awesome posts.

  5. How fun to have a "garage sale" friend! Your stand looks lovely!

  6. Your "after" is definitely a better look. How nice of your friend to think of you.

  7. A great "after" and what a nice friend.

  8. yeah, looks like you did a great job. It is very elegant and feminine looking, very nice challenge. Here's to the rest on your list. Mica @ The Child's Paper

  9. Wow, it doesn't even look like the same piece! I would probably have passed it by, but I absolutely love it now, you did a fantastic job!

  10. What a great find, it looks so pretty with those sweet roses x

  11. A fabulous find and oh those roses!!! You did such a fabulous job...the before and after is simply amazing! thanks so much for sharing it at Junkin Joes first linky party : ) hugs...

  12. Very sweet friend indeed. Thanks for sharing with the newbie party.

  13. You did a fabulous job on the redo - definitely a better after!!

  14. It's great that you were so pleasantly surprised! Sometimes the greatest discoveries come when we are not out looking for them. Thank you for sharing. I always enjoy your visits!

  15. Very pretty make over. Thanks for sharing.

  16. What a lovely tranformation--I like it a lot! Thank you for sharing it with us.

  17. Anonymous6:03 AM

    That is SO pretty! I just found your blog, and I just became your newest follower, yay! Would be so appreciative if you would reciprocate and follow back. Thanks a bunch! Hope you have a great day.

  18. It is precious.... such a sweet, cottag(y) table. Love, Love!

    Stringtown Home

  19. Nice job! This turned out beautiful. Thanks for sharing at the Creative Corner Hop.

    Holly's Stamping Addiction

  20. It's beautiful! you did an amazing job. xo

  21. Whatever would our lives be without yard sales, garage sales, flea markets? And of course Herb gardens.
    Like Gramma's House blog

  22. This is a lovely find! So wonderful that you saw its potential and created something quite lovely! I appreciate you sharing with A Return to Loveliness,

  23. You did a great job restoring this. Lovely!

  24. Thank your for sharing your creativity at Potpourri Friday at 2805!

  25. It looks just wonderful!
    Your friend is so sweet to gift you with this lovely little table.
    You have brought out the hidden softness in it, and now it's perfect!
    Thanks for sharing at Heart & Home :-)
    blessings..Trish xx

  26. it looks great! You did an awesome job on it
    New follower from the Blog Hop
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  27. Total and wonderful transformation!

  28. Wow...that is gorgeous! Right up my alley but too girlie for my house full of men. :)

    ***Stopping by from the hop, have a great day!

  29. Hi Ms. T...

    Better? That's far way from better, I can see. Absolutely, chic now and the touch is my style.

    Happy w/end.
    /CC from Stockholm

  30. I so admire your ability to take something a bit weary or worn looking and bring it back to its glory days. Thanks for sharing your creation on BeColorful this week.

  31. It looks so pretty and so much softer! It is definitely better.b Your friend will want it back now that it looks so good, better hide it for a while! Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration with Sunday's Best.

  32. Subtle change....but so much softer and prettier now.
    Im now following you from PICKINandPAINTIN.blogspot.com. Please come visit me and maybe you'll decide to follow back?? THANKS.

  33. The after looks great! So nice to have a friend to garage sale with -- and to find things you didn't know you wanted but turned out so perfect! Thanks so much for sharing on Busy Monday at A Pinch of Joy. Hope to see you again!

  34. Great transformation! Thank you for sharing this at my Make it Pretty Monday at The Dedicated House. Hope to see your prettiness again. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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  35. I love the after. The more subtle colors are so beautiful. Thanks so much for sharing on Tout It Tuesday! Hope to see you tomorrow.


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