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Mommy, Can I go out and kill tonight???
I went to a thrift store and saw this really raggedy, worn out, and kinda gross garage stool, (i.e. many years worth of butt-sweat stains, LOL). It was only 2 bucks and I was looking for a new project so I figured "I really should rescue this damn thing!" Bought it, some paint, some black denim, some industrial strength velcro, and some ribbon and went to town. I was so eager to get started that I didn't even think to take before pics. (I really regret that because no one believes me about the butt-funk.) First, I threw away the original seat, made a new one. I figure that since it was going to be a stool for a child, I.S. velcro would be the best thing to secure the seat so I could wash it if need be. Next, I sanded down the wood, which took me longer than anything else because it was in really crappy condition. Last, I painted it up with some Jelly Bean Green awesome-ness and Voila!!! I love this little thing. It's perfect for my kiddo and I just like looking at it. It's one of those recon projects that I really was unsure of how it would turn out but ended up really surprising myself.

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anDIY :D
anDIY :D · 2 projects
it's too cool!!
andy 13
FooFoo · Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, DE
Love it! Especially the superfunky green paint Happy
· Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, US · 23 projects
This is a great stool! Don't you love thrift stores? You never know what you are going to find! I am going to try to find one to rescue as well. Great stool for fishing!
Shantessa K.
Shantessa K. · 6 projects
I love it It kicks Ass!
Knittin' Kitten
Knittin' Kitten · Liverpool, England, GB · 32 projects
That's WICKED! And Misfits <3