July 27, 2011

From Pink to White: Tool Box Revamp

I picked up this lovely little wooden vintage-inspired tool box (I call it a tool box) from Michael's for 70% off.  Only problem was, it was pink.  And it said "Spring" on the side of it. It was screaming out to me, "Love me, take me home."  So I did.


Since I was going for more of a farmhouse feel, I decided to paint it ~ wait for it~ you guessed it, white.  (I know, not a lot of surprises there.)


I also even distressed it a bit but you can't really tell from the photos.




I do love being able to fill it with jelly jars, cutlery and flowers from the yard.

Well worth the $2.00 plus paint, don't you think?

xoxo


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9 comments:

Shelia said...

Hi Kathleen! Oh, your little tool box looks lovely! Guess what? I bought the same one on sale too! I spray painted mine a creamy color and have been wondering what to put in it. Yours is lovely!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Rose Petal Hollow said...

This is so adorable. I love it in white.
MaryAnn

Alison @ The Polohouse said...

How funny is that --- you and Shelia both both the same thing AND painted it too!

I haven't been to Michaels as of late or I may have ended up with one too.

Love a bargain!

Love what you did with it and your dreamy fuzzy love photos too, Kathy.
xoxox
A

Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

A quick and easy change - very cute!

Miss Gracie's House said...

I LOVE it and love what you put inside!
rene

Betsy said...

Love the white and distressed look. Oh yes, well worth the $2.

Miss Kitty said...

TWO DOLLARS!!!???? That is a great deal. You really transformed it with the white paint...it's hard not to love white paint. I really like how you have used it in your photos but I bet you will find lots of other uses (functional and/or decorative) to use it for also.

Sharon said...

The toolbox is adorable and I love your blog!

SJ @ Homemaker On A Dime said...

Hi, Kathleen! I'm admiring all your creative posts here. Can you please share them at the Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop? Hope to see you there at the party :)

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