Saturday, June 23, 2012
Spray Painted Planter
The dark brown owl planter in the front of this photo was purchased at a flea market for fifty cents. I bought it because I follow a blog called Thrift Core. http://www.thriftcore.com/2012/06/around-world-thrifting-with.htmlthrifters-. She blogged about spray painting planters and I thought it was a fun idea, but didn't know how good or bad I'd be at spray painting. I gave it a try and I'm not so good, but I'll get better with more practice. For a first timer I got lots of paint on my hands but I think it came out okay and I couldn't wait to put a plant in it and set it on the kitchen counter to liven up our plain rental counter. I found a mini Jade plant that fit just fine and since I don't have room for a standard size Jade plant it made me happy to get the small one. Well today I put them both together and this is the result. I like it and may do this again.
All I can say is that if you find something that you really like and it's not in the best condition give spray paint a try. I already have done one other item and it's for sale on my store butterflyplace.etsy.com. It's a mushroom print trivet that I reconditioned orange and it came out better for the second time using a can of paint.