Refinished Plant Stand
Well, that's kind-of what my mom and I did with empty pots for plants--we just put them out by the front door, and pretty soon it was this unruly mess
Well, I found a wrought-iron tiered plant stand at a garage sale for $10.
It was completely rusted, but still sturdy and attractive.
(excuse the poor quality of this photo)
Note that the rusted plant stand to the left was a freebie find in an alley.
The kitty statue in front was a $3 find at the same garage sale as the tiered stand.
I decided to bring the stand back to life with black paint.
I used a Rustoleum spray in a hammered finish.
Had the patina on the finials been even, I would have left it alone, as that verdigris can be so pretty.
But the brass was more dark and dirty than anything, so I painted it in a metallic sage to give the piece contrast.
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So now the front entry looks a lot more organized!
Note the little snail planter on the wall was a garage sale find for $2.
The frog statue in the large pot hides the broken piece quite nicely.
The frog was another freebie alley find.
It was painted in chipped white paint, which I covered in a faux stone finish.
Pretty good, huh?