Hello my friends! Today is themed furniture makeover day!!
This month’s theme is animals! I’ll be honest … I had to get creative on this one!
In the spring, while at a yard sale, I came across this bench for $12.
It was in good shape but totally plain and boring.
I knew some Plaster Paint could breathe some life into it, so I applied two coats of Ocean Breeze.
Once that dried, I grabbed my Small Love Birds Lace Damask stencil from Royal Design Studio.
Here’s a close up shot. Can you see the little birds? Those are my “animals” for this project.
I stenciled it on using Plaster Paint’s Sweet Cream.
I thought about distressing the piece, but I kind of liked it the way it is. I think it will look cute on someone’s porch!
Make sure you check out all of the other ladies in the tour down below!
Wendi @ H2OBungalow says
I’m loving your blue paint color, especially with your stencil design! Sweet project and the bench was an awesome find!
Lindsay Eidahl says
So pretty and what a steal at $12. I am hoping to find some great deals this morning!
Christy@Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer says
Gorgeous, Shanna! That stencil is perfect for this month’s theme! XO
Kimm at Reinvented says
So pretty, I love that stencil and your color choices are perfect. What a cute spot for a doggy modeling session! 🙂
Marie@The Interior Frugalista says
Wow, $12.00 – sweet find!!! Shanna, I love the paint color and the sweet damask bird stencil is perfect.
Nancy @ Artsy Chicks Rule says
What a pretty little bench Shanna (and pup!). It’s the perfect color too. 🙂
Larissa ~ Prodigal Pieces says
Such a refreshing change and so pretty blue! Great job, Shanna!
Shanna I love the stencil and how you laid it out on the bench. Perfect for a subdue animal theme.
Jen @ Girl in the Garage says
Such a sweet bench makeover! I love that blue- and it would look so pretty on someone’s porch! 🙂
Karin Chudy (ART IS BEAUTY) says
You did a wonderful job on that BENCH! It was so boring before and now its a statement piece!
That color is so beautiful! And I love how subtle the birds are, it’s the perfect touch!
Beautiful makeover, Shanna! That stencil is lovely and the paint colors that you used are so pretty. I’m painting a piece in Sweet Cream right now and really like the color.
Christy @ Our Southern Home says
Wow! You really scored on this bench. It is just beautiful. Love your sweet model!