Free to Fab Flower Pot

Happy Monday everyone!  I hope you had an excellent weekend and had time to do whatever your heart desired.  On April 27 we participated in our city-wide garage sale.  It’s a huge event and draws quite a few people.  A bonus to this year’s event was the free Spring Clean pick-up that was offered by the city.  Just put your excess out with the garbage pick-up and it was and taken away for free.

I did something I’ve never done before and now I wish I’d done it sooner.  My neighbor and I hopped in my SUV and we ran around our neighborhood checking to see what others were throwing out.  And boy did I score!  I’ll share the other items in some follow-on posts, but today I wanted to show you this…

DIY cover photo

And it was free!!!  All it needed was a good scrub with some Simple Green, Rust Oleum Slate Blue Hammered spray, sealant, some pretty flowers, and some TLC.  Here’s the before and after pictures.

Flower Urrn Curbside 5-6-12

and a few more…

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Flower Urn before 2 Flower Urn after 2

I’m really happy how it turned out.  I’m so excited to share more projects this week.  Have you been out thrifting lately.  What  have you scored?

I may be linking up to a few of my favorite parties this week…

Southern Hospitality

Wow Us Wednesday @ Savvy Southern Style, Tip Junkie, Home Stories A to Z

Shabby Creek Cottage, Katherines Corner, Serenity Now

TT & J, http://www.craftytexasgirls.com/, http://thriftydecorchick.blogspot.com/

http://www.notjustahousewife.net/, http://www.houseofhepworths.com/

http://www.centsationalgirl.com/

-renee

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