Garden Urn Upcyle

Happy Wednesday! Today I'm sharing an upcycle from a recent estate sale find...

Chalk painted garden urg

{DecoArt provided the chalk paint, acrylic and wax used in this post.  All opinions are my own!}

Remember this urn? It was a bargain and in excellent condition-- just a little blah! 

Upcycled chalk painted garden urn

I knew right away I wanted to use Americana Decor chalk paint.  I fell in love with the product when I used it for one of my favorite and most viewed projects...

Upcycled chalk painted garden urn

...these thrift store chairs

Chalk painted thrift store chairs

This is my favorite shade, Vintage.  It has excellent coverage and is very reasonably priced. I applied it with a sponge brush.  

Chalk paint

Next, I dry brushed Americana White Wash acrylic to accent details.

Acrylic white wash


Chalk painted garden urn

Once it dried, I used a soft cloth to wipe on the wax.

Chalk painted garden urn

Finally, I added colorful petunias! 

Upcycled chalk painted garden urn

Have fun creating! 




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15 comments:

  1. The urn turned out really pretty Cecilia. Love that color too. I think I bought some of that paint and hope I bought the wax too. Anxious to try it.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

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  2. The urn looks great, Cecilia. I remember that chair...oh, how I love that fabric...sigh!

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  3. Your urn is so lovely and it looks like you might of paid big money for it if I didn't know better. I love the way you did the paint job. I just love chalk paint. Hugs, Jo

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  4. I haven't tried that brand of chalk paint yet. So you really like it? How far does a jar go? The urn looks good in its new coat of paint!
    Hugs,
    Cecilia

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  5. I have that shade of paint too but just can't decide what to paint with it yet! LOL

    Rondell♥

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  6. Love the color! It makes such a difference in the overall look!

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  7. That is such a pretty color! The planter is beautiful now!

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  8. I haven't tried this paint but I love the color you used. Your urn looks so French to me now. Beautiful. Thank you for sharing at Share It One More Time. Cathy

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  9. The urn looks great! Good way to dress it up. :)

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  10. Love, love that color! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  11. So much better now with a little color, love that shade. Thanks so much for sharing at Vintage Inspiration Party.

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  12. Your urn turned out fabulous! I love the color you chose!!! Such a vintage and vibrant touch :) Thank you for sharing your lovelies this week on the Art of Home-Making Mondays!

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