Do you like the gold trend that is rapidly taking over the decor world? I have to confess I kind of like it. Kind of as in a LOT! It is a trend – it will come and go – so I’m embracing it now while it’s in 😀
This bench is another one of my garage sale finds from last week. This is what it looked like before.It had a lovely rustic patina but rustic wasn’t what I was going for. So I decided to give it a bit of a glamorous touch with some pink and gold.
AS chalk paint in Antoinette. The gold stripe is Basics brand craft paint in gold. The laurel wreath is Martha Stewart craft paint in gold and glitter gold.
I rather like the way it turned out.
I painted him with AS chalk paint in Pure White.
Then detailed him with Basics craft paint in gold. My teenager helped with this part – she loves the detail painting.
Just a bit of distressing to make him look a bit worn. Just to offset the gold and glam a bit.
I almost kept him to add to my spring decor. But in the end I packed him up and took him to Midwest Memories. If he doesn’t sell I’ll bring him home for awhile 😀