8.18.2010

Thrifty find: Dollar store birds

After the spray paint makeover
I visited a Dollar Tree again this past weekend, and I have come to the conclusion that you can pretty much buy anything for $1. Okay, maybe that's not true, but it certainly feels that way after I raid that store. 

During this trip, I spotted these birds from across the room, and I was sort of disgusted and intrigued at the same time. I thought to myself, "Are these bird candle holders the ugliest things I have ever seen? Or can I look past their hideousness and find their potential?" I went with the latter and picked up all three of these beauts for a whopping $3. 

Anyway, just thought I'd share a quick before and after. I am pleased with the results.

Before
After
The makeover took about 2 minutes of spraying time and 20 minutes of drying time. I used some leftover Krylon Fusion. Oh how I love spray paint! :)

Another after shot
By the way, I would love to hear other people's dollar store finds!

5 comments:

  1. Ah! Love this...running out asap tosee if I can find some..

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  2. So in love with white birds- have some in my guest bedroom.

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  3. I have those birds and did the exact thing with painting them white. I didn't have any spray paint so I hand painted them with some white paint I found in the closet. They look so much better white.

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