The White Azalea

  These days I’ve been working on my porch décor, one of my favorite places to relax.   I needed another piece in the corner by my couch to rest a plant on.   I went hunting around the house and found an old stool my hubby had.  It was just the ticket!

The first thing I did was take it outside and give it a good sanding with a sanding block (For best results, use Course Grit).  Just really roughed it up a bit.  Then I wiped it down with a damp rag to get all the dust off.  It was ready for paint. 

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Now you can look on Pinterest and find lots of tips and tricks on how to use chalk paint and waxes, special brushes and stains.  I don’t know about you but sometimes I just want to get a project done fast.    So, I picked up a can of Rust-oleum Satin Paint & Primer in One white paint and gave the stool a good coat.  I chose this paint because I wanted to skip the primer step so what better then paint and primer in one!

    

After it dried, I took the same sanding block and roughed up the legs and edges.  It was done and in place by the afternoon!  I sat my maidenhair fern on top and now all I have to do is keep this fern looking good (that’s for another blog – the hardest plant I know of to keep alive).

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Thanks for spending time with me and I hope you visit again soon!