But I saw the potential and brought it home anyway. Hubby added a seat, and the boys helped me sand (almost) all that flecked-stone paint off. It was a lot better.
But it wasn't quite finished yet. I painted it a light gray to start.
I then distressed the edges and stained it with a dark espresso stain (my first staining experience). It was lovely and perfect.
The dark stain changed the gray to a deeper, shadowy color that I just love.
The distressed dark edges really show up against the lighter gray.
It now sits on my front porch with the shabby blue chair, looking lovely.
I love how it turned out. My front porch is really coming together. Thanks for looking!
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