Sunday, May 16, 2010

I heart my new birdcage!

I found this birdcage at a garage sale last week.  It was poorly painted and a little beat up.  I snagged it for $10, got home and googled bird cages.  The same exact model was on sale for $119.95.  Score!

After a some light sanding on the some of the roughly painted or peeling areas, I sprayed it with a few coats of black spray paint.  After that dried, I misted a light coat of Rustoleum hammered finish.  The color is a sort of bronze.  I'm not sure I'm satisfied with the color yet.  I'll live with it a few days.  Maybe I should have used ORB. 

Please ignore the weeds in the background.  I was cleaning out the flower bed when this birdcage called to me that it wanted to be  I have some ideas of what I want to put inside this baby.  But that will have to be a later post.


  1. OMG!!! Are you kidding me? Why can't I find stuff like this at garage sales or the thrift stores. I am so jealous! This is amazing!

  2. I've never seen one before...I just lucked out!

  3. Happy to have found you!
    Lovely blog..I feel at home here..looking forward to knowing you..
    Im your newest follower :)

    With all my heart...Deborah :)


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