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« on: June 10, 2009 09:49:24 AM »

I bought this oldrusty looking planter at goodwill for $1.99 and decided it needed some serious repainting!  It went from this...

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I based the paint job off of my daughter's favorite Hotwheel!   Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2009 09:57:42 AM »

I would totally ride in that car! you did a good job! when I saw the first pic I was like "wow thats kinda ugly" and felt guilty but then when I saw it was the before I didnt feel so bad lol
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2009 09:59:26 AM »

when I saw the first pic I was like "wow thats kinda ugly"

Ha!  That's exactly what I thought when I first saw it in Goodwill.  Then I felt sorry for it and decided to take it home.   Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2009 10:05:37 AM »

it looks SO much better Smiley great job, love the silver bits. Are you gonna actually plant something in it?

also, the cured ham bit in your signature actually made me laugh XD thanks
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« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2009 10:17:01 AM »

Looks Awesome!
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« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2009 10:37:25 AM »

Thanks guys!  I am actually going to plant something in it but I have to varnish it first because I don't want the paint to chip off.  I'm hoping I can keep a plant alive long enough to take some pictures of it in it's new home.   Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2009 05:31:41 PM »

that is so freaking awesome!
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« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2009 12:03:43 PM »

Thank you!  You can always find the best stuff at Goodwill (you mightjust have to fix it up a little bit!  Cheesy)
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« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2009 02:02:02 AM »

I love the result! Great job.
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