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« on: July 05, 2012 02:38:36 PM »





I bought these bowls at our local second hand store. They were priced at $1.75 each but the store was having a 50% off sale. I bought the five they had and spent a total of $4.38.




They were in rough shape. The bottoms were covered in a layer of grease. ( eeeww ) I sat outside with some sandpaper and gave them a good sanding.





After washing and drying it was paint time.
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Solid primary colors work best for me.










A liner brush and Loteria Game boards added some festive elements to the bowls.






A couple coats of varnish and they are done.
Aren't they cute?
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« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2012 07:24:30 PM »

yes they are! great job.
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« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2012 12:24:47 AM »

They are so bright, nice and cheery!

I do like natural looking products, but this transformation is phenomenal!

Thanks for sharing  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2012 04:15:05 PM »

Fantastic!! What a great thrift store find and marvelous transformation! So bright and cheery.
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