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Thursday
Apr082010

ddiy {don't-do-it-yourself}

Why is this not a DIY you ask? Well, because I don't think there is much to share about how to spray paint. Hah! This is part one of my porch styling and hopefully the finished space is ready this weekend. // See the finished porch here //

And the lovely patio table in the state it was purchased (from craigs list).

Here is what you don't do yourself, or at least not alone. I should have paid $10 less for the set because of the hours I had to spend scraping paint! I had to buy this crazy wire brush and go over every inch of the corroded white paint. Sick. But the end result is always worth the effort (sigh).

The floral fabric is from ebay and I love it. Not a bad deal overall. $30 Table + $15 Paint + $30 Fabric = $75 for the perfect porch furniture. This is just a preview though, the real excitement will be the porch space. Can't wait!

Do any of you have spring projects to share? I would love to see your efforts!

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Reader Comments (6)

I love that! Can't wait till I have space to do stuff like this. Can't wait to see the rest!

April 7, 2010 | Unregistered Commenteramy

i love the fabric and the bright blue! were the cushions difficult to make?

April 7, 2010 | Unregistered Commentercolleen

tooo freakin cute! i have been looking EVERYWHERE for similiar furniture. i'm like a craigslist junkie. sweet find! love the colors and the cushions!

April 7, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMichael - Innkeeper

so. stinkin. adorable!

April 8, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBetsy

Ahh! This turned out so good! Was it hard to get the rust off the table?

April 9, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterStacy

The rust/chipped paint was awful to get off. Maybe not the rust specifically, but using the wire brush, scraping away took many many hours. That's why I suggest having a helper. Maybe four.

April 9, 2010 | Registered CommenterAmanda Joy

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