Roadkill Side Table Rescue and New Outdoor RugAs I was driving down the street at 5:30 in the morning to go pick up my carpool buddy, I noticed on the sidewalk this iron table and some other stuff. This little table really stuck out and as I passed it and got down the street a few blocks away, I kept thinking about this little table “should I keep going?” “do I turn around and get it?” “How much time do I have?” with all of these thoughts racing though my head and since I have never done this type of thing before, I was a little nervous…what if someone sees me? Is it out there for the taking? Of course it is! I immediately turned around and yes I did it! I would like to think I rescued it…yes that is what I did I rescued it!
I don’t think I have ever gotten out of a car so fast in my life, popped the trunk, and in it went!
I am really not a green fan and neither is Mr. OMT, so I knew it would get painted, of course, to “match” what we have.
Didn’t really have to do much to it, it was in pretty good shape, just needed a little cleaning up and some paint
I first sprayed it with a hammered copper color and then stippled and dry brushed it with Black paint.
I love this little bird I found at TJ Maxx and he does look quite handsome in his new home.
For the life of me I can’t remember who did a post on this QVC outdoor patio rug, I wish I did! If you happen to be reading this post…Thank you! It was so inexpensive and it really changes the looks of the patio. It is also reversable. I love it!
I can’t believe how it just matched with the pillows even the design is very similar.
I love the size of it! It fits perfect in it’s new spot.
Well, I can now say I did my first roadkill rescue…scary, exciting and down and out right fun! I am very pleased on how it turned out and the new outdoor patio rug.
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