Make Over My Deck: Revamping the Patio Set


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A couple of years ago, I really wanted a patio set so I went to my dad, who of course had 2 or 3 sets in the backyard!  (Don't ask.)  I picked out one that would need a makeover, but I was just glad to have a free set.  It was green and rusted in places, but overall a great set.  Finally, I decided to make it over.

BEFORE:

UP CLOSE:
Used a wire brush to knock off chipped pieces and scrape the rust.

SUPPLIES:  
I used this cheaper paint made by Valspar ($1/can) as a primer so I could use less of the more expensive paint.
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This is the paint used for the top coat.


Then I de-legged the table and sprayed that too.  This time I did cover the glass top to avoid overspray on the glass.  The little that did get on the glass, I promptly used the Goo Gone Paint Cleanup to get it off.  This time it worked because I used it soon after.


AFTER:

p.s.  Believe it or not, I have cushions already...and an umbrella.  I bought them on sale a few years ago.  Time to break them out!

Stay tuned,

10 comments:

  1. I absolutely love how that all turned out! Can't wait to see the cushions and umbrella with it. :)

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  2. The set looks great, Libby! Good job!

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  3. Looks great, Libby! I love their new look.

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  4. looks like it's all ready to go! Great way to reusing what you already had

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  5. It turned out so nicely! You are making such good progress.

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  6. Fabulous! I love the way everything turned out, Libby :) Hugs to you!

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  7. hi libby! it turned out great!!!! can't wait to see it complete with umbrella & cushions (aren't dads that have spare goodies just the best!) hugs to you my friend~

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  8. Fantastic transformation! And you used your other spray paint lesson well! ;-)

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  9. Awesome work! The set looks like brand new. I'm sure you will get a lot of use out of it. It looks perfect for entertaining.

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  10. Your makeover looks great. Love the black. And yes I agree! Time to break out the cushions and umbrella. Looks like it will be a nice place to relax.

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