Trash to Treasure

Curb Find

I was walking my doggies with some friends and I found these chairs on the side of the road. They had terrible stains, cobwebs, and just yucky. But I saw something different…a perfect up cycle. This is the chairs…

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Would you pass them up???? Or let them go into the landfill? They were in good condition…only one had a hole in the leg. Well I knew I could do something with them.

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I took a wire brush and some orange cleaner….and scrubbed. Most of it came off. There still was a little bit of stain on the seat. I took Rustoleum 2x Clear Coat and sprayed a light coat over all. This would seal the stain so I can paint over it easily without bleeding through.

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Just look at this beauty now! Isn’t it just amazing how you can take something so messed up, and make it pretty……and usable again. I am all about re cycle and believe it is such a waste to throw out stuff.

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I have found so many of these on the curb. If I can’t use, I know there are neighbors or friends that would love them!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you know me, you know that I believe it is such a waste to throw out perfectly (well maybe not so perfect) stuff! Up Cycle it and if you don’t need it…someone else will.

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14 thoughts on “Curb Find

  1. I sure am glad there are people out there that re cycle too…such a waste. These chairs are in excellent condition(except the one with a hole in it’s leg)….thank you!

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  2. That is so pretty! That color blue is my favorite color. I’m taking some wooden chairs with broken webbing and making a bench. I’ll have to post it when I’m done. The seat part of the bench is an old piano lid that my father-in-law salvaged.

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  3. I would’ve done the same. Like you said, if you can’t use them, someone can. I have a dear friend who has found every piece of outdoor furniture I own. She couldn’t use the pieces but she knew I could. I’ve done the same for her with other pieces. Oh and thanks for the follow.

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    1. You have a wonderful friend! Always great to keep out of the landfills…and who doesn’t like free stuff that you can fix up and make it your own!Thankyou for the follow.

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