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Tradyo up-cycle of the week! From tired to shabby chic

I found this awesome pine bench on Tradyo for $50 and originally planned to transform it into a linen chest for my bedroom. But when I picked it up, the hubby and I realized it would look kinda awkward where I wanted it to go. So I figured I’d paint it first and then figure it out.

The before:

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The in-between:

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The after:

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I sanded it just to get rid of the glossiness, then painted it with two coats of Behr ultra premium paint in semi-gloss (the colour is custom as I brought them a sample, but it’s a stunning teal/aquamarine). Then, I threw two of my existing pillows from my family room to finish the look (purchased from Etsy). All in all, it cost me about $60 and I have a beautiful new piece for my home.

I challenge everyone to check out cool items on Tradyo and make them your own with a little bit of paint and determination!

 

Categories:   Upcycling/DIY

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