Howdy there friends! Happy Monday!!
I was brought many smiles last week from all the praises I received on my Fall front porch. It’s fun to know that so many of you love color too.
Today’s post is going to be short, but good!
As I mentioned during the Fall front porch tour, I introduced a few new elements including the recently painted coral wicker chairs + the turquoise table, both of which were garage sale finds.
It’s amazing what paint can do.
For the wicker chairs, I used my new Homeright hand spray painter but for the table that I turned turquoise, I used good ole’ spray paint in a can.
Here it is on the Fall front porch…
It didn’t always look like that.
This is a quick pic I snapped and shared on Instagram of my finds a few weeks back…
3 items that were desperate for attention.
The table was rusted.
It’s paint was peeling + chipping off.
And it didn’t even have a top.
I started off by scraping off the chipping paint and sanding some of the edges. To be honest, I didn’t go crazy with that. I knew it would never be perfectly smooth and I was okay with that. After I cleaned it up a bit, I whipped out a new can of turquoise spray paint.
A few coats later, it was complete.
THE WOOD TOP.
A few days later when the paint was completely dry, it was time to add a top.
My neighbor had recently finished a pallet project (per my recommendation – wink, wink) and had a bunch of pallet boards left over. They were already disassembled, cleaned, AND sanded, so all I had to do was cut them to size.
I measured the length of the table and using the powered miter saw (see my recommendation + favorite tools), I cut them to the correct length so the boards would set in to the existing lip around the edge of the table top.
Once cut, I set them into place.
The boards took no time at all to cut and place in the lip – maybe 10 minutes.
And transformed table that was once garbage-bound now sits beautifully on my front porch.
The turquoise hue gives the front porch such a vibrant pop of color, especially along with the coral chairs + the green door.
It’s amazing what spray paint + a bit of TLC can do!
>>> If you haven’t seen it, don’t miss out on taking a tour of this years Fall Front Porch