Friday, September 21, 2012

Just a Little Bit of Paint...

...can transform things. Every DIYer knows this. I have had this nook in my house that has been bugging me for a year. We call it our "mud room," but really it's just a tiny alcove off the garage door entrance. There's a bench for backpacks and hooks for coats, etc. And it looks TACKY:
The bench was a build-it-yourself from Michaels, TWELVE years ago. The hooks were from Home Depot, and the baskets underneath from Wal-mart. It just
So, I got out my trusty black primer/spray paint, and went to work. I sprayed the bench first.:
The coat hooks were relatively easy. I covered the edges of the hooks with painters tape v-e-r-y carefully, and used Press n Seal (yes, really!) to cover the hooks. I love Press n Seal. You can do a million things with it. And I do.
And when everything was dry...CHECK IT OUT!!!:
New Baskets:
The hooks turned out great:
After all was said and done, the whole re-do was $30 with new baskets and paint. I'm pretty happy with it!


Anonymous said...

I think your clock is broken.
Looks great!

Brenda said...

Wow! I'm really impressed. It looks great.