Rummage Sale Stool Farmhouse Upcycle with Paint & Stencils



Do you remember this little stool from my August Rummage Sale & Thrifting Finds blog post?  It is a sturdy little stool with a metal tag in front that says "Chester" by Ty Sundberg. 

 My upcycle of the stools follows.


First, I painted the little stool with two coats of Rust-Oleum Chalked Paint in Country Gray.

I recently purchased this little farm style stencil at Hobby Lobby.  It was only $2.99.  I stenciled the farm local seal and the farm windmill onto the stool seat with Ceramcoat Acrylic Paint in Light Ivory.  

For smaller stencils, I like stencil brushes from the Dreamweaver Brush Set.


I used my FolkArt Layering Wood Block to easily and quickly faux distress the edges.  

More information about the Layering Block technique can be found here.

Farmhouse Style Windmill Stenciled Stool www.organizedclutter.net
I also sealed the chalk paint with Varathane Clear Matte Finish Soft Touch Polyurethane

I tied 1/2-Inch Twisted Sisal Rope through the hole in the stool's handle.

Farmhouse Style Windmill Stenciled Stool www.organizedclutter.net

Farmhouse Style Windmill Stenciled Stool www.organizedclutter.net
I like how my little stool turned out!

Farmhouse Style Windmill Stenciled Stool www.organizedclutter.net
I never pass up wooden stools, cutting boards, candle holders, unusual wooden frames or sconces at sales!

Farmhouse Style Windmill Stenciled Stool www.organizedclutter.net
Happy Thrifting!

Farmhouse Style Windmill Stenciled Stool www.organizedclutter.net












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3 comments:

  1. I love your projects! You can take anything and make it so pretty!

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  2. That stool is just amazing! Love the work!

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  3. What a cute little stool project......it turned out great!
    I also love your vintage yard sticks in that crock......I'm stealing that idea! Thanks!

    Tammy

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