Thursday, April 18, 2013

Planter–From Dated to Aged

 

I recently found this brass planter at a local thrift shop.  It’s a nice big planter and it was only $7. 

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I thought it was cute, but a bit 1980’s.  So I decided to paint it with some Annie Sloan paint I had lying around.  I used Old White as the base and followed it with French Linen on top.  Afterward, I sanded it down to age it a little, and applied a coat of car wax over the top to protect it from the weather. 

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It’s in the house right now, since it’s too early to put plants outside.  Once it gets warmer I plan on moving it outdoors.  I’ll post a picture when I do.

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