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Thursday, April 12, 2012

A Pair Of Stools

I found this pair of stools at a store for $6 each.  They started out like the stools you see in every store.  White legs, natural stained seats.  Boring.

The only reason these stools caught my eye was because of this post at Lovely Etc.  This is an amazing blog with great ideas.  So, I decided to do my own version of this redo, using my favorite ASCP in Duck Egg.  An easy, inexpensive update to a pair of boring stools.  And, apparently they were a hit, because there were one of the first things that sold in my booth at Mama's Happy : )




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  1. Much better Sarah. They have style and personality now!

  2. I love your it makes me want to find some! I'll be on the lookout at garage sales for some now! Great job!

  3. Ooooo I LOVE these! Very cool! :)

  4. Love these stools! I have a pair garage sale stools that you've just inspired me to finally work on! Stopping by from the Tater Tots and Jello Party. New follower on GFC!

    Barbara @ Chase the Star

  5. Wow, what a fantastic idea. I have three stools my neighbor just gave me, they look like your befores. I have been thinking about how to "redoux" them. I love the dark stain with the little painted details. I am so going to try this, hope they sell fast for me too! Thank you so much for sharing. -K

  6. These look fabulous! from boring to designer with a bit of paint!

  7. Super cute redo! I'm in the process of redoing three boring stools of my own. Thanks for the inspiration. :-)

  8. The stools look great. I love blue and brown together. I've got a stool just like yours in it's before state. I've been trying to think of ways to redo it. First I have to decide what room it's going to be in...I keep moving it around.
    Thanks for inspiring. I'm looking forward to more inspiration as a new Linky Follower.

    Sharon @ mrs. hines class

  9. Love the idea! I have those same stools that are begging for a makeover! Gonna have to try this!

  10. Love these! So simple and cute!

  11. these look so great! i never would've thought to put the stripe on them but i love that -- it looks so modern and chic! love the colors, too. we'd love for you to link this up to our Sunday Best party going on right now.

  12. I really like these stools. They look great.

  13. Awesome! I love that little stripe!


  14. I'm stopping by from Debbie-Doo's ...

    This project turned out great! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with all of us. Your inspiration is ... well ... inspiring!



  15. Sarah the stools are great love the stripes!