If you missed the tutorial for this vintage cart makeover on the FrogTape blog a couple weeks ago, its your lucky day.
Totally feels like you won the lottery, right?
I just knew you’d be excited.
I tend to hoard these old metal carts. I can’t get enough of them. I’ve picked them up in thrift stores, the side of the road and taken them from family friends who were ready to toss them. The latter is how this cart came into my possession.
Don’t you just love friends who give you their junk?
When the cart came to me, it was dirty and a bit rusty. I sanded the rust, gave it a good cleaning and spray painted it white.
And then it sat for a month. Or two. Or three.
‘Cause I’m the queen of unfinished projects.
Finally, a month or so back, I had an idea to spiff up the top of the cart and finish this bad boy.
To make the design like I did on top, you will need FrogTape® Multi-Surface in 0.94″ width (the skinny one, as I call it) and another spray paint color of your choice.
Use FrogTape® to tape off the pattern.
I did about an inch between my vertical stripes and two inches between the horizontal stripes. This isn’t a large or complicated pattern, so you can eyeball it.
Spray paint over the cart.
Note the plastic wrap over the lower shelves. I wanted to keep those white, so I wrapped those babies like Kathy Bates’ saran wrap dress in Fried Green Tomatoes. T0wanda!
After your last coat of spray paint, immediately remove the FrogTape®.
These carts are great for craft stations, drink carts or just extra storage around the house.
Have you made over these vintage carts before? What did you do?
You know you don’t wanna miss any of this crazy.
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