One Room Challenge Week 5 - Down To The Wire

 

Wow guys!  It is Week 5 of the One Room Challenge.  I feel pretty good about where I am and panicked at the same time.

ORCHeaderWk5.png

Got a couple deliveries coming in hot. The shelf, light fixtures and headboard installed.

My DIY project this week was to makeover the little stool I got at the thrift store.  

This stool will always be the purchase that got me my first Senior Discount!  No really.

Little did I know that Tuesday’s you get a 20% discount if you’re over 55 at Community Hospice Hope Chest. The clerk was looking at me, trying to decide whether to take the risk and ask. Since I didn’t know there was a discount on Tuesdays, I thought she just really liked the lip color I had on as she studied me. But then she went there...very politely. I blurted out “yes” without thinking when she said, “you’re not 55 are you?” Yes. Yes I am! Loud and proud. So with my senior discount, my little stool cost a whopping $8! 😉 This is a high five when I’m trying to do this project on a budget.

All the discounts please.


IMG_6114.JPG

To give this stool a makeover I sanded a million layers of paint down.  

IMG_6155.JPG

I used a white spray paint with primer and gave it two coats.

Using a trash bag, I taped off the legs of this cutie and sprayed them gold to create that dip dyed look. 

 

IMG_6156.JPG

I flipped it and touched up a couple spots but it was a really quick project. 

IMG_6153.JPG

She’s feeling so much better about herself!

Next week is the big reveal for all the One Room Challenge participants. So its crunch time. The end game. Down to the wire. All the cliches. Agh… I want to show you so many things but all will be revealed for this little Guest Room makeover next Thursday.

Here we go…

Please follow the other exciting room reno projects here, check out the ORC blog for the featured designers and guests participants like me!

Follow along on my Instagram stories for more updates! 

ORC-Guest-400white.jpg
BlogSignature (1).png