Trash to Treasure Barstool Makeover…

We are so happy that our weather has been beautiful and we are able to paint furniture outdoors again! Today, we are sharing with you another trash-to-treasure makeover.

I found this barstool curbside in front of my neighbors house. Now, in my subdivision you are not permitted to place furniture or loose items at the curb. I felt especially fortunate that someone was not a rule follower and I got this great barstool for free!

It was not in the prettiest condition but it was solid and sturdy…

This barstool was literally saved from the trash. See how a curbside discard gets a makeover and goes from trash to treasure.All it took was a little cleaning and the application of some homemade chalk paint.The legs were fairly worn and beat-up…

This barstool was literally saved from the trash. See how a curbside discard gets a makeover and goes from trash to treasure.All it took was a little cleaning and the application of some homemade chalk paint.We painted the legs with leftover chalk paint in a blue-green hue.

This barstool was literally saved from the trash. See how a curbside discard gets a makeover and goes from trash to treasure.All it took was a little cleaning and the application of some homemade chalk paint.

This barstool was literally saved from the trash. See how a curbside discard gets a makeover and goes from trash to treasure.All it took was a little cleaning and the application of some homemade chalk paint.The seat was very stained. It looked as though several types of liquids had been rested on it over a period of time.

This barstool was literally saved from the trash. See how a curbside discard gets a makeover and goes from trash to treasure.All it took was a little cleaning and the application of some homemade chalk paint.The seat top was painted with leftover black chalk paint…

This barstool was literally saved from the trash. See how a curbside discard gets a makeover and goes from trash to treasure.All it took was a little cleaning and the application of some homemade chalk paint.It needed two coats…

This barstool was literally saved from the trash. See how a curbside discard gets a makeover and goes from trash to treasure.All it took was a little cleaning and the application of some homemade chalk paint.

This barstool was literally saved from the trash. See how a curbside discard gets a makeover and goes from trash to treasure.All it took was a little cleaning and the application of some homemade chalk paint.We then decided the seat needed a little something else – so we decided to paint a design using a stencil…

This barstool was literally saved from the trash. See how a curbside discard gets a makeover and goes from trash to treasure.All it took was a little cleaning and the application of some homemade chalk paint.…secured the stencil in place with painters tape.

This barstool was literally saved from the trash. See how a curbside discard gets a makeover and goes from trash to treasure.All it took was a little cleaning and the application of some homemade chalk paint.And painted the design using white chalk paint.

This barstool was literally saved from the trash. See how a curbside discard gets a makeover and goes from trash to treasure.All it took was a little cleaning and the application of some homemade chalk paint.I love how crisp white the design is.

This barstool was literally saved from the trash. See how a curbside discard gets a makeover and goes from trash to treasure.All it took was a little cleaning and the application of some homemade chalk paint.Now, to decide whose house it will belong in :)

This barstool was literally saved from the trash. See how a curbside discard gets a makeover and goes from trash to treasure.All it took was a little cleaning and the application of some homemade chalk paint.This was a very quick project as the chalk paint dried very fast. The best part is that it didn’t cost us any money – the chair was rescued from the curb and we had all other materials on-hoand from other projects. Our favorite kind :)

Have you made a curbside rescue lately? We’d love to hear about it!