Monday, October 17, 2011

Handmade Home : DIY : Before & After : Spooky Owl

for this edition of Handmade Home : Before & After i thought i'd put a spooky spin on things in honor of Halloween being this month... owls are a typical icon used in many a Halloween decoration, but the owl that i got from an estate sale this summer was creepy already with his one-eyed, cracked paint appearance...
to revamp him i simply 1) cleaned the owl with a damp washcloth, 2) sanded the areas that had peeled paint to make it smooth and 3) gave him several coats of high-gloss white spray paint... voila! a wise, old owl restored to his former glory (sans the creepy one-eyed look), with three easy steps...
i got this easy idea for restoration from my sister-in-law, Ashley who has a big white owl (twice the size of mine) in her livingroom... she said she got the idea from the fabulous Young House Love blog, who is always spray-painting things :)


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