This week’s blog is so simple that anyone can do it! It only takes minutes to make simple changes on just about anything small. Several years ago I found these decor topiaries at our local Goodwill store for about $8 a piece. Pretty thrifty find, don’t you think? Since they are fairly tall and I know what these things cost at retail stores, I grabbed them and put them on my fireplace mantel. However, if you know me at all I have to paint almost everything that comes into my house!
I used them for several years with the gray, rustic hue on the pots. I loved them!
However, since I have lightened everything else in my living room this year, I decided one day to chalk paint the bases with white chalk paint that I bought from Michaels.
Chalk paint is the best stuff ever! I just painted it on and it immediately gave it the lightness that I was looking for and you don’t have to exact on something like this at all. Actually, I just wanted it to look messy and half-painted.
Here they are mid-project.
After painting them, I love the bright result and I feel like I have new pieces! I may not even have a place to put them now but I’m keeping them for future decor in case I need them. It was such a simple way to update and brighten up the topiaries.
Time to go shelling at the beach!