Friday, January 20, 2012

Trash to treasure!

I got this metal fruit stand at Goodwill during the "Iheart a Humble Blogger Meet and Greet" event with Jen and Amanda, not really knowing what I would do with it.

At first, we all thought it was wrapped with a fake-faux pleather, (yep that is 3 fake-describing terms, that’s how bad it was). It turned out to be a thin metal, which should mean it will hold up to wear and tear.

After we went to HomeGoods, I was inspired by this pencil cup for the color. 

After purchasing spray paint, I set up my “spray-station” which is in the underground, shared garage in our apartment complex. I didn’t realize the spray of spray paint really goes far;  good thing we have already lost most of our deposit by painting and upgrading our apartment.  

The final result is a beautiful sky blue-turquoise that adds a pop of color to our kitchen.


  1. Great find, I love the color you picked!

  2. I want to know more about that great wood install on the wall behind the stand! do you have a post about that?

  3. Great color choice!! That bowl looks perfect on it! Bet you're glad you brought that puppy home, too, right?? :)


  4. LOVE it! The color really does pop, great choice!

  5. I LOVE it - the color you chose is perfect!! And that tree ring artwork in the background of the last picture is also amazing!!

    Sarah from The House That Ag Built