SEEING STARS TELESCOPE MAKEOVER
new Thrift Store this weekend. We ran across this telescope, have you heard of
Savers? Well we just got one not far from us, so of course we had to
go check it out. I love how clean and organized this store is and the
prices are pretty good too.
go get a second job to support my DIY addiction.
and a few more finds. We both thought it would be fun and a nice
little addition to the family room now also an office. Mr. OMT now
has claimed this “his” area… OK really, but OK too funny. Now that he
has put his claims to this room, oh wait “HIS” room. We received this roll top desk from my Dad, this is how the whole “His
Room” came about. He says I have all the other rooms and he only has
the garage…OK what else does a man need? Where is the tissue?
No seriously I don’t mind, I just think it is funny and cute don’t tell
him I used the “cute” word in the same sentence. Too funny!
It’s not an expensive telescope we bought it with the intention to be used as decor
piece for “his” room.
wanted to it. So maybe I should add some flowers to it? Joking! Here is
what I ended up doing to it.
removed the parts and I cut the map to size and with Mod Podge I attached the map to
the base with Mod Podge and then applied the Mod Podge to the outside of the map as well.
buff and covered all the other parts of the telescope including the stand.
some black craft paint and stippled it to give it more of an antique look. I did this technique on a road kill rescue outdoor
table you can see it HERE
Before and After
(shhh don’t tell him, but he looks quite handsome sitting here too in “HIS” Area.)
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